seal in

phrasal verb

sealed in; sealing in; seals in
: to prevent (something that is in something else) from getting out or escaping
He seared the steak to seal in the juices.

Examples of seal in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a typical vault in the cash management business, a client’s money is sealed in protective plastic wrapping, placed on pallets and segregated from others’ funds, said Jeffrey Zwirn, a longtime security consultant. Daniel Miller, Los Angeles Times, 9 May 2024 Marshall said keeping food sealed in plastic bags and 200 feet from tents often is enough to deter bears in the wilderness. John Myers, Twin Cities, 7 May 2024 Among the watches is a Patek Philippe Grand Master Chime still sealed in its original packaging and estimated to sell for as much as $5 million. Allen Farmelo, Robb Report, 6 May 2024 This incredibly rich formula boasts shea butter, coconut oil, mango seed butter, avocado oil, and grape seed oil, to name a few, to seal in moisture and minimize the appearance of stretch marks. Nikhita Mahtani, Allure, 22 Apr. 2024 Truth or myth: Always brown meat at the beginning of the cooking process, to ‘seal in’ the juices. Julia Moskin, New York Times, 8 Apr. 2024 Giuffre sued Maxwell for defamation that same year, but the case was settled and its records sealed in 2017, with Maxwell paying Giuffre millions. Armani Syed, TIME, 5 Apr. 2024 This softens it slightly but then stops the cooking, sealing in the bright green color. Katie Workman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Apr. 2024 The Air Force recently released records that included draft designs of the Space Force logo, uniforms, and seal in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request submitted by Reason in 2020. Passant Rabie / Gizmodo, Quartz, 18 Mar. 2024

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“Seal in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seal%20in. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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