self–sealing

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adjective self–seal·ing \ˈself-ˈsē-liŋ\

Definition of self–sealing

  1. 1 :  capable of being sealed by pressure without the addition of moisture self–sealing envelopes

  2. 2 :  capable of sealing itself (as after puncture) a self–sealing tire

First Known Use of self–sealing

1851

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