Example sentences for: airtight

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

  • One is to read Whitewater Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr's just-released report on the subject--a briskly efficient 114-page document that makes an already overwhelming case for suicide about as close to airtight as you can get.

  • Human muscle biopsy samples were diagnostic specimens flash-frozen immediately after surgery in isopentane cooled in liquid nitrogen, with storage in small, airtight, humidified tubes at -80°C until RNA isolation.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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