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  • adj. Used for closing securely.
  • v. Present participle of seal.
  • n. Action of the verb to seal in any sense.
  • v. Present participle of seal.
  • n. Hunting of seals (the animals).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The operation of catching seals, curing their skins, and obtaining the oil.
  • n. The act of impressing with a seal; confirmation by a seal.
  • n. In the Mormon church, the rite of marriage ‘for eternity’ as opposed to marriage ‘for time.’ Such marriage is binding not only in life, but forever, and may be entered into by a man already married ‘for time,’ and vicariously after his death.
  • n. An impression in clay used to seal vases and other receptacles, examples of which are frequently found in archæological excavations. Very interesting ones have been discovered at Cnosus in Crete.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of treating something to make it repel water

Etymologies

seal (device) +‎ -ing (Wiktionary)
seal (mammal) +‎ -ing (Wiktionary)

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