sealer

1 of 2

noun (1)

seal·​er ˈsē-lər How to pronounce sealer (audio)
1
: an official who attests or certifies conformity to a standard of correctness
2
a
: a coat (as of size) applied to prevent subsequent coats of paint or varnish from sinking in
b
: a compound applied to grout especially to repel moisture and prevent staining
Cleaned or newly colored grout will stay that way longer, and be easier to clean, if the grout is coated with a sealer. Gene Austin

sealer

2 of 2

noun (2)

: a person or a ship engaged in hunting seals

Word History

First Known Use

Noun (1)

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun (2)

1770, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sealer was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Sealer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sealer. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

sealer 1 of 2

noun

seal·​er ˈsē-lər How to pronounce sealer (audio)
1
: an official who certifies weights and measures
2
: a substance used on a surface to be painted that prevents the paint from sinking in

sealer

2 of 2

noun

: a person or a ship engaged in hunting seals

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