gas-tight

sealed to prevent the passage of gas

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • gas´tight´ness — gas|tight «GAS TYT», adjective. 1. so tight that no gas can enter or escape. 2. so made that a particular gas cannot enter under given pressure conditions. –gas´tight´ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

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