Definition of reseal in English:

reseal

verb

[with object]
  • Seal (something) again.

    • ‘I added 16 ounces of tap water and resealed the bag.’
    • ‘Just having the freedom to go in and open any disc in the place, listen to it all day and reseal it, was a wonderful gift.’
    • ‘What generally happens if items are damaged is they are resealed in special clear plastic bags and delivered.’
    • ‘After opening packets of dried foods, such as flour, rice and breakfast cereals, reseal them tightly or transfer the contents to storage jars with tight lids.’
    • ‘The union favours a one-off extra charge over an increase in fares because of the costs of resetting and resealing meters.’
    • ‘He resealed the sample and pasted the details and put it in his bag by which time the inspector had marked the time, place, name and address of the complainant.’
    • ‘They quickly resealed them.’
    • ‘Ajibu says her family only uses the lake water for bathing, washing and resealing her mud floor. '’
    • ‘Ian was about to reseal the box, when just such a feeling made him stop.’
    • ‘For four days they cleaned out shops until Egyptian forces resealed the border and built a concrete wall.’
    • ‘The sealcoat wears off of the surface relatively rapidly, especially in areas of high traffic, and many surfaces are resealed every two to three years.’
    • ‘I told my father I had resealed the bathtub.’
    • ‘The colleague then informed the experimenter of the participant number and resealed the envelope.’
    • ‘Pour out as much E2 as you want to fill with Vodka then reseal with tape and glue the label back on.’
    • ‘We opened each container, ate what we wanted, and then resealed the container.’
    • ‘For example, a man comes to your door offering you a great deal on resealing a driveway.’
    • ‘It turned out that he had carefully opened the box, put a ring in it, then carefully resealed it.’
    • ‘Staff resealed the ballot box, witnessed by others.’
    • ‘His tool kit includes equipment for unsealing and resealing envelopes, miniature microphones, and wiretapping equipment.’
    • ‘After resealing the bag, I waited for the sugar cubes to dissolve.’
    • ‘The shaft was then resealed and access is restricted.’
    • ‘Carefully, in case she found that she needed to reseal it, she steamed the envelope open and peeled away the fold.’
    • ‘The law enforcement officers quickly resealed the blockade.’
    • ‘To open the package, the consumer unscrews the easy-to-open plastic overcap, removes the inner plastic seal by pulling the pullring, and can reseal the bottle with the overcap.’
    • ‘Oskar resealed the letter and began to laugh as he replaced it under Dorothea's door.’
    • ‘Reluctantly I resealed the box and put it in the stack of things to come home with me, though from time to time I reached over and ran my fingers along the cardboard just to assure myself it was really there.’
    • ‘This finding suggests that most wounded cells reseal their membrane defect and that a relatively small fraction of wounded lung cells undergo necrosis.’
    • ‘She slowly ate a small amount of the pack and, resealing it carefully, returned it to the pack.’
    • ‘Having removed some specimens for analysis, the team took care to reseal the entrance with boulders, thus erasing all evidence of the discovery and restoring the burial place to its original seclusion.’
    • ‘Site personnel were resealing the penetration after cable installation and were checking the airflow through a temporary seal with a candle flame prior to installing the permanent sealing material.’
    • ‘Resealing the concrete will trap odors in the concrete plus it will help prevent anything else from soaking into it.’
    • ‘After resealing both doors, Tim led John to the end of the hall.’
    • ‘Always reseal open bags to prevent the mix drying out and store it in a cool, dark environment.’
    • ‘After resealing the bag, I waited for the sugar cubes to dissolve, then kneaded the pulp a little to ensure a good mix.’
    • ‘He said: ‘Originally we were not going to reseal the roof space once we have removed the asbestos, but we have been advised it would be better to do it.’’
    • ‘The instrument is used to seal off the tubes: this could be done by cutting them and resealing the ends.’

Pronunciation

reseal

/riːˈsiːl/