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adjective as in hermetic

adjective as in impermeable

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Especially if you’re a swimmer, you need a watertight monitor.

Ultimately, what publishers want is control — a watertight way to share their data with advertisers without it inadvertently spilling over into the rest of the ad ecosystem.

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If you haven’t already built your own first aid kit, a watertight, premade medical kit like this one is your best bet.

He denies complete culpability and has blamed mechanical failures, including malfunctioning watertight doors, for the sinking.

The anthrax powder is secreted in a small watertight container that easily passes inspection at JFK.

If live grasshoppers, or similar bait, is desired the cork can be used unnotched to form a watertight stopper.

In one instance (at Firek Gol, near Van) even the dam is still intact, but is no longer watertight.

The ballast-tanks were found to be leaking and Gillies had considerable trouble in making them watertight.

It was attacked on this side and that; its foundations were pronounced bad and its superstructure not watertight.

These roofings are laid on over boards and secured in position by nails, the joinings being made watertight with cement.


On this page you'll find 152 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to watertight, such as: completely sealed, impervious, sealed, shut, tight, and waterproof.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.