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seal up

To close something and bind the seals so it does not reopen. A noun or pronoun can be used between "seal" and "up." They're going to seal up the door leading into the cellar. Would you please seal this box up for me so I can get it in the mail?
See also: seal, up
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

seal something (up) (with something)

to fasten something closed with something. Please seal this box up with twine. Would you seal up this box with tape?
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Depending on application, sealing rubber should be strong, heat resistant, cold resistant, or resistant to chemical attack.
Founded in the early 1950s, Busak + Shamban supplies seals and sealing systems for a range of industries, including engines and mobile hydraulics.
Turbo-Seal is a permanent injectable waterproofing membrane pressure injected to the positive side of a structure or failed waterproofing layer, effectively sealing leaks at their source.
RF sealing equipment from 0.9 to 60 kw includes appropriate generator and press best suited to application, along with production tooling.
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This system allows induction sealing for tamper-evidence, leak protection and freshness.