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.

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“Seal in.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2023.

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