hermetic


hermetic
hermetic ADJECTIVE 1) (of a seal or closure) complete and airtight. 2) insulated or protected from outside influences. 3) esoteric or cryptic: hermetic poems.
DERIVATIVES hermetically adverb hermeticism noun.
ORIGIN from Latin Hermes Trismegistus 'thrice-greatest Hermes' , the legendary founder of alchemy and astrology identified with the Greek god Hermes.

English terms dictionary. 2015.

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