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Definitions for hermetic
hɜrˈmɛt ɪkher·met·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hermetic(adj)

    completely sealed; completely airtight

Wiktionary

  1. hermetic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to Hermes Trismegistus.

    Etymology: From the Greek god and mythological alchemist Hermes Trismegistus, who was said to possess a magic ability to seal (with spells) treasure chests so that nothing could access their contents.

  2. hermetic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to alchemy or occult practices.

    Etymology: From the Greek god and mythological alchemist Hermes Trismegistus, who was said to possess a magic ability to seal (with spells) treasure chests so that nothing could access their contents.

  3. hermetic(Adjective)

    Obscure; secret or unrevealed.

    Etymology: From the Greek god and mythological alchemist Hermes Trismegistus, who was said to possess a magic ability to seal (with spells) treasure chests so that nothing could access their contents.

  4. hermetic(Adjective)

    Isolated, away from outside influence.

    Etymology: From the Greek god and mythological alchemist Hermes Trismegistus, who was said to possess a magic ability to seal (with spells) treasure chests so that nothing could access their contents.

  5. hermetic(Adjective)

    Airtight or gas-tight; impervious to air or gases.

    Etymology: From the Greek god and mythological alchemist Hermes Trismegistus, who was said to possess a magic ability to seal (with spells) treasure chests so that nothing could access their contents.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hermetic(adj)

    alt. of Hermetical

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hermetic

    -al, hėr-met′ik, -al, adj. belonging in any way to the the beliefs current in the Middle Ages under the name of Hermes, the Thrice Great: belonging to magic or alchemy, magical: perfectly close.—adv. Hermet′ically.—n.pl. Hermet′ics, the philosophy wrapped up in the Hermetic books, esoteric science: alchemy.—Hermetically sealed, closed completely, said of a glass vessel, the opening of which is closed by melting the glass. [From Hermēs Trismegistos, Hermes 'the thrice-greatest,' the Greek name for the Egyptian god Thoth, who was god of science, esp. alchemy.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hermetic in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hermetic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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