There are 2 main translations of seal in Spanish

: seal1seal2

seal1

sello, n.

Pronunciation /siːl//ˈsi(ə)l/

noun

  • 1

    (implement, impression)
    sello masculine
    the king's/queen's seal el sello real
    • the seal of quality el sello de calidad
    • the seal of the confessional el secreto de confesión
    • The seals were generally cut from steatite and were carved in intaglio or incised with a copper burin (cutting tool).
    • Each course was listed, dated, signed by Fred and a raised seal was embossed on the page.
    • His seal was embossed on the right side of the bottom margin (difficult to see).
    • Sometimes the seals were not rings but stamps of other kinds, but if it was a ring worn then it was even more creditworthy as only the wearer could make the seal on the document.
    • The center has tested prototypes for food ecolabels - seals or logos indicating that a product has met a certain set of environmental and/or social standards.
    • Today the seal is embossed or printed onto foil disks that are later applied to the document.
    • A legitimate card will have a Medicare approved seal.
  • 2

    • 2.1(security device)

      precinto masculine
      • Most of the seals were found to consist of mixtures of beeswax and resin.
      • The seal was usually impressed on red wax, but was occasionally seen imprinted on a wafer stuck to the instrument with soft wax.
      • I looked at the inky black lettering once more before I broke the wax seal.
      • He replied, handing her a letter with a navy blue wax seal.
      • One purpose of a seal is to authenticate and confirm something as genuine.
      • Now the USDA seal confirms for consumers that a product does indeed contain certified organic ingredients.

    • 2.2(airtight closure)

      cierre hermético masculine
      (on glass jar) aro de goma masculine
      (around window) burlete masculine
      • The gasket then forms an airtight seal as the jar cools.
      • Bah, humbug, I say as I scrape the mould off the rubber window seals.
      • Your dentist will put a rubber seal around your teeth to protect your gums.
      • The molded-in membrane creates a much better seal than anything on the market today.
      • Ice cream packages increasingly are designed with seals, again added for determination of puncture or tears.
      • The quality of the new seal creates a tighter seal, thus protecting the integrity of the product.
      • For the farm, a changeover to foil seals from plastic lids and a plastic inner seal may save on material waste, but did cause several alterations at the plant.


transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1

      (envelope/parcel) cerrar
      (parcel/envelope) (with tape) precintar
      (envelope/parcel) (with wax) lacrar
      sealed with a kiss sellado con un beso
      • So why didn't the A / C people come prepared to seal the holes in the wall?
      • Improved packaging also includes using special wrappers, seals, or caps on the outer and/or inner containers, or sealing each dose in its own pouch.
      • In portable packaging, its latest developments are the Micro Pak carton and EMP-I packaging machine, which fills and seals this new single-serve carton at speeds up to 8,400 cartons per hour.
      • The viral solutions would survive the UV lights only because he would seal the syringes in an opaque biohazard container before leaving.
      • Krayzelburg refused to provide a sample until he was assured that the containers would be sealed in the presence of German police.
      • Unlike canoes, kayaks are closed on top, rather like a hollowed-out tree trunk, sealing the person in the ‘cockpit‘.
      • Dried seeds were sealed in plastic containers and stored at - 20° to prevent them from after-ripening prior to use.
      • For best results, place fumigants in deep runways of the burrow system and seal the openings tightly.
      • He learned how they took turns writing notes to their loved ones and sealed them in a waterproof container, not knowing if they would be alive to see them delivered.
      • Brush the edges with water before pressing the lids on top of the fruit mince to seal the filling in.
      • The problem could be solved by sealing a tiny gap in the church door with a piece of rubber - but strict laws made by British and EU officials to protect bats forbid closing any entrance point.
      • Instead he frowned and stared at the floor, lips tightly sealed.
      • And he sealed the document with the seal of arms that his grandfather had worn.
      • The van's windows were sealed with vinyl tape and charcoal stoves were found inside.

    • 1.2

      (jar/container) cerrar herméticamente
      (door/tomb) precintar
      seal the wood before applying paint sellar la madera antes de pintar
      • seal the meat before roasting dorar la carne antes de asarla
      • The sample was then placed into a 7-mm Bruker MAS rotor and sealed with parafilm.
      • The opening is sutured and sealed with commercial fibrin glue.
      • They have been working to make the gel suitable for sealing cracks in oil wells to prevent water seeping through, and have now been awarded a contract to use it in five sites.
      • The water stress treatments in the present study used containers sealed with parafilm to minimize water loss.
      • Wiping fixtures after each use and keeping sealed with wax will tend to minimize cleaning problems.
      • Frankly I'd feel much happier with a billion dollars being spent sealing roads in the outback than building tunnels and freeways in the cities which just generate more traffic.
      • Seedlings were fixed in an upright position using plugs of soft polyurethane and sealed with silicone grease.
      • A perspex cover sealed with silicone grease ensured that the Ringer's solution did not leak from the trough.
      • Wall and floor tile grout must be sealed to prevent damage from moisture and graffiti.
      • The samples were then prepared on concave microscope slides under coverslips and sealed with silicone grease.

    • 1.3

      (crack/joint) rellenar

  • 2sealed past participle

    sealed orders órdenes secretas feminine
    • a sealed carriage un vagón cerrado
  • 3

    (affix seal to)
    (document/treaty) sellar
  • 4

    (decide, determine)
    (outcome/victory) decidir
    • His bronze was Britain's third medal of the Games, sealing a remarkable turnaround in fortune after a dismal first week.
    • He saluted the match winner's wonder strike as York City sealed their first win in seven attempts with a stirring 3-2 victory over Leyton Orient.
    • The two-try win saw Ospreys seal their fifth victory in six games and end a run of five successes for the Warriors.
    • They sealed their second title in two years, with a two games to one victory over Workers Club in the Far North Coast Baseball Grand Final Series.
    • They sealed their fourth win in six games in the second-half thanks to Parkin's first goal of the season.
    • In the high-end art world, where six-figure deals are routinely sealed with a handshake, trust is paramount.
    • Substantial losses from overseas investments and a stalled share price effectively sealed his fate.
    • Social contracts are also sealed using buffaloes as guarantees or sureties.
    • They both converted theirs and the goalkeeper stood firm at the last to seal the place in the finals on March 20 in Durham.
    • But it appears that Mori's response to the tragedy has effectively sealed his political fate.
    • At 2-0 up after 52 minutes, they should have kicked-on to finish off Borough and virtually seal their place in the premier division next season.
    • Five minutes later substitute prop Lee Mears was driven over in the corner, which effectively sealed their fate.
    • The Belgian 10th seed broke twice in the first set which she won in 34 minutes before repeating the performance to seal the match in just over one hour.
    • Michael gained his qualification after finishing in 55th place in a time of 9: 32: 35, which was enough to seal his place in the championships in October.
    • Souths can seal a place in the four with a victory over Brunswick at Thompson Oval in Brunswick Heads.
    • Mids sealed their first victory in four matches with more than four overs to spare.
    • Chasing a victory target of 80 after dismissing their opponents for 170 earlier today, the tourists sealed their comfortable triumph in just 17.2 overs.
    • Palmer agreed, and the deal was sealed with a simple handshake.

There are 2 main translations of seal in Spanish

: seal1seal2

seal2

foca, n.

Pronunciation /siːl//ˈsi(ə)l/

noun

Zoology

  • 1

    (animal)
    foca feminine
    • "So when a shark attacks a harbor seal pup, the carcass washes up on shore.
    • But that business is encountering its own problems, specifically a bottleneck in processing seal blubber for nutritional supplements.
    • Her comments come on the eve of the biggest seal cull in Newfoundland for decades.
    • An executive spokesman said there were no plans for a seal cull in Scottish waters.
    • Seal Rock actually harvests one of the largest fur seal colonies in the world!
    • Do you have any experiments being done here with your captive seal population?
    • However, I subsequently remembered that Canada's annual slaughter of baby fur seals has just got underway again.
    • A young seal pup has rejoined his colony after being abandoned by his mother.
    • In the Antarctic, elephant seals are to be recruited.
    • Nunavut communities hunt adult ringed seals, not baby harp seals.
    • For example, among true seals, the sexually dimorphic species, the northern elephant seal has distinct differences in diving behavior between the sexes.
    • It is among the type A influenza viruses, which can affect humans as well as chickens, ducks, horses, seals, whales, and other animals.
    • They hunt their primary prey, the ringed seal, from the ice.
    • Others suggest that marine species were derived at least twice, with one lineage leading to the sea lions and the other to the true seals.
    • A shore visit to the New Zealand fur seal colony was one of the other highlights of the trip.
    • One Canadian company delivered 50,000 seal carcasses to China during 1994.
    • Spinner dolphins, endangered Hawaiian monk seals, and green sea turtles also live here.
    • A young seal pup appeared from nowhere, performing an underwater ballet for our benefit.
    • So what lay behind sudden devastation to the island's harbor seal population?
    • At least 155 Hawaiian monk seals have reportedly become entangled in such debris since 1982.
    • Under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, the Hawaiian monk seal has had some of its coastal habitat protected.
    • The two month hunt will occur at the birthplace of the seals on ice floes off the Atlantic coast.
    • We camped outside under an enormous Hebridean sky, under the gaze of an inquisitive seal basking in the shallows.
    • The genes of these viruses produce new virus variants, including those with potential to cause epidemics in other animals, like minks, seals, swine, and humans.
  • 2

    (skin)
    piel de foca feminine
    foca feminine
    (coat/jacket) (before noun) de (piel de) foca