Example sentences for: airtight

How can you use “airtight” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Note the characteristically airtight yet elliptical prose, the world-weary delicacy that records "the difference between a rule and a moral point" but commits neither to one nor the other.

  • It is as if in recognition of this, perforce, that increasing numbers of writers are looking for a way to produce airtight, irrefutable prose.

  • The trachea was cannulated with a 16 g intravenous catheter (Angiocath; Becton Dickinson, Sandy, Utah), an airtight seal was established, and the lung was inflated to a distending pressure of 25 cmH 2 O. This volume (at the total lung capacity) was then measured by water displacement.

  • Hitler was an easy target; he liked to show himself in public and did not always travel in conditions of airtight security.

  • Not an airtight argument (all anti-discrimination laws pick and choose among protected classes), but a cleverly textualist one--and one that seems to have helped convince a majority of the court to strike down the amendment, despite a lack of helpful precedent.


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