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Sealing may refer to:


  • Seal (emblem), applying a seal to a document for authentication
  • Sealing wax, a wax material of a seal which, after melting, hardens quickly
  • Duct sealing, the sealing of leaks in air ducts
  • Induction sealing, method of heating a metal disk to seal a cap or top on a container
  • Porosity sealing, the process of filling a porous substrate to make it airtight
  • Record sealing, the practice of making court records confidential
  • Stone sealing, the application of a surface treatment to products constructed of natural stone
  • Sealing compound, sealant, used to block the passage of fluids
  • Searing meat (and other foods), commonly but erroneously referred to as 'sealing in the juices' etc.



  • Sealing the Tomb, altarpiece triptych by William Hogarth in the English city of Bristol
  • Seal hunting, personal or commercial hunting of seals

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