watertight[ waw-ter-tahyt, wot-er- ]SEE DEFINITION OF watertight
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WATERTIGHT
Eight of the largest boilers are set in watertight compartments.
Before them was the watertight door, in which was set a large pane of quarsteel.
They are heavily built, with good beam and watertight compartments.
We might as well make our roof as watertight as we can before dark.
"The whole of the underbody of the outer envelope is watertight," he remarked.
The Frenchman has arranged his brain in watertight compartments.
I never believe in watertight compartments of human culture.
Her watertight bulkheads were holding, but had been badly strained.
A sieve was a watertight compartment in comparison with that elongated shed.
Frank slammed the watertight door and then turned to Murphy.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR WATERTIGHT
- hermetically sealed
- stopped up
- tied up