Cure and condition

hermetic
(adj)
herm-ET-ic
Meaning

sealed so as to be airtight

1st Sample Sentence

Each syringe is contained in a tube with a hermetic cap.

Root

Hermes (Greek god of science#art, who supposedly invented the process of making a glass tube airtight using a secret seal) (Greek)

Mnemonics

remember Hermits. Hermits are completely sealed from the rest of the world. HERMETIC-HERMET-HELMET. completely airtight (kind of. ) Homophone: hermetic - hermit. The hermit lives in a hermetic den.

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