Self-sealing meaning

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Capable of sealing itself, as after being pierced.

A self-sealing tire.

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Sealable without the application of moisture.

A self-sealing envelope.

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Containing, or composed of, a substance that automatically seals punctures, etc.

A self-sealing tire.

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That can be sealed by pressure alone.

A self-sealing envelope.

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A device with seals that activate without special procedures.

The engine had self-sealing gaskets to keep the grease in, just tighten the bolts.

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Describing a container that is capable of automatically closing off leaks that form in it.

One thing that saved many pilot's lives during World War II was salf-sealing gas tanks that kept their planes from becoming fireballs when riddled with bullets.

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