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adjective 
  1. Of or pertaining to Hermes Trismegistus.
  2. Of or pertaining to alchemy or occult practices.
  3. Obscure; secret or unrevealed.
  4. Isolated, away from outside influence.
  5. airtight, Airtight or gas-tight; impervious to air or gases.
Translations: 
  • German: hermetisch
Etymology: From the Greek god and mythological alchemist w:Hermes Trismegistus, who was said to possess a magic ability to seal (with spells) treasure chests so that nothing could access their contents.


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