There are 2 main translations of seal in Spanish

: seal1seal2

seal1

sello, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈsi(ə)l//siːl/

noun

  • 1

    (implement, impression)
    sello masculine
    the king's/queen's seal el sello real
    • given under my hand and seal sellado y firmado de mi puño y letra
    • the seal of quality el sello de calidad
    • he gave the plan his seal of approval dio su aprobación al plan
    • it has the prince's seal of approval cuenta con la aprobación del príncipe
    • they put the formal seal on the agreement sellaron formalmente el acuerdo
    • the seal of the confessional el secreto de confesión
    • to set the seal on sth ratificar algo
    • The seals were generally cut from steatite and were carved in intaglio or incised with a copper burin (cutting tool).
    • His seal was embossed on the right side of the bottom margin (difficult to see).
    • A legitimate card will have a Medicare approved seal.
    • 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.
    • Each course was listed, dated, signed by Fred and a raised seal was embossed on the page.
    • Today the seal is embossed or printed onto foil disks that are later applied to the document.
    • A shore visit to the New Zealand fur seal colony was one of the other highlights of the trip.
    • It is among the type A influenza viruses, which can affect humans as well as chickens, ducks, horses, seals, whales, and other animals.
    • So what lay behind sudden devastation to the island's harbor seal population?
    • Do you have any experiments being done here with your captive seal population?
    • A young seal pup has rejoined his colony after being abandoned by his mother.
    • Her comments come on the eve of the biggest seal cull in Newfoundland for decades.
    • The two month hunt will occur at the birthplace of the seals on ice floes off the Atlantic coast.
    • "So when a shark attacks a harbor seal pup, the carcass washes up on shore.
    • For example, among true seals, the sexually dimorphic species, the northern elephant seal has distinct differences in diving behavior between the sexes.
    • But that business is encountering its own problems, specifically a bottleneck in processing seal blubber for nutritional supplements.
    • Seal Rock actually harvests one of the largest fur seal colonies in the world!
    • 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.
    • In the Antarctic, elephant seals are to be recruited.
    • Nunavut communities hunt adult ringed seals, not baby harp seals.
    • However, I subsequently remembered that Canada's annual slaughter of baby fur seals has just got underway again.
    • Spinner dolphins, endangered Hawaiian monk seals, and green sea turtles also live here.
    • An executive spokesman said there were no plans for a seal cull in Scottish waters.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • One Canadian company delivered 50,000 seal carcasses to China during 1994.
    • They hunt their primary prey, the ringed seal, from the ice.
    • A young seal pup appeared from nowhere, performing an underwater ballet for our benefit.
  • 2

    • 2.1(security device)

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

    • 2.2(airtight closure)

      cierre hermético masculine
      (on glass jar) aro de goma masculine
      (around window) burlete masculine
      • Your dentist will put a rubber seal around your teeth to protect your gums.
      • Bah, humbug, I say as I scrape the mould off the rubber window seals.
      • 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.
      • The gasket then forms an airtight seal as the jar cools.
      • The quality of the new seal creates a tighter seal, thus protecting the integrity of the product.
      • 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.


transitive verb

  • 1

    (envelope/parcel)
    cerrar
    (with tape) precintar
    (with wax) lacrar
    sealed with a kiss sellado con un beso
    • my lips are sealed prometo no decir nada
  • 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
  • 3

    (crack/joint) rellenar
  • 4

    sealed orders órdenes secretas
    • a sealed carriage un vagón cerrado
  • 5

    (affix seal to)
    (treaty/document) sellar
    signed, sealed and delivered firmado y sellado
  • 6

    (decide, determine)
    (victory/outcome) decidir
    their fate was sealed su destino estaba escrito

There are 2 main translations of seal in Spanish

: seal1seal2

seal2

foca, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈsi(ə)l//siːl/

noun

  • 1

    (animal)
    foca feminine
  • 2

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