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Princeton's WordNet

  1. airtight, air-tightadjective

    having no weak points

    "an airtight defense"; "an airtight argument"

  2. airtight, air-tight, gas-tightadjective

    not allowing air or gas to pass in or out


  1. Air-tightadjective

    so thoroughly convincing as to be insusceptible to doubt; having no apparent counterarguments; -- of arguments or assertions an airtight alibi an airtight argument


  1. air-tight

    Air-tight describes a container or space that is so completely sealed off that no air can enter or escape. It often refers to the properties of containers that are designed to keep their contents fresh by preventing the entry of air, humidity, and bacteria.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Air-tightadjective

    so tight as to be impermeable to air; as, an air-tight cylinder

  2. Air-tightnoun

    a stove the draft of which can be almost entirely shut off

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of air-tight in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of air-tight in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of air-tight in a Sentence

  1. Scott Schwartz:

    We establish a circuit, and everything is air-tight, and that’s standard myocardial bypass.

  2. Marc Short:

    If her case is so air tight ... why does she need more witnesses?

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