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#1 2009-01-04 18:49:44

From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

"hermitically sealed" for "hermetically sealed"

This makes sense because hermits can be viewed as sealing themselves away from society. It’s common- 5k ghits

Sorry to burst your hermitically sealed bubble sweetheart, but Kurt Warner did stints in the Arena Football league and NFL Europe before playing …

Contemporary, subtle, classy are the words that sum up the d├ęcor, All rooms and suites promise fresh, distinctive experiences hermitically sealed windows, ...

Accordingly, several objects and advantages of my invention are: to provide a hermitically sealed mobile hard disk drive that is battery and/or bus powered.

Hermitically sealed with oxygen absorbers, plan on a storage life of 5 years at constant room temperature of 70 degrees. – 1

A sealed beam is a one-piece, hermitically sealed headlight in which the filament is an essential part of the unit, and the lens itself is the bulb. … CEDES_BENZ

These include hermitically sealed modems for harsh environments, open circuit board modules for lowest cost, and through-hole or surface-mount choices.

...reactor which consists of several hundred meters of hermitically sealed welding. ... hermitically sealed modules of various shapes and sizes ... … 012047.pdf



#2 2009-01-04 19:32:51

Peter Forster
From: UK
Registered: 2006-09-06
Posts: 1002

Re: "hermitically sealed" for "hermetically sealed"

Eerie. This one has been staring at me from my notebook for the last two days with 736 ughits next to it. I’m used by now to Ken getting there before me but at least the gap is shortening. A completely convincing eggcorn in my book, and his too no doubt.



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