What is the antonym of “inoperculate”?
The antonym of inoperculate are operculate, covered, and sealed. The antonyms operculate, covered, and sealed convey the idea of being closed or covered.
Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
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Having a lid or cover that can be opened or closed.
The operculate fruit of the fig tree is a delicacy in many cultures.
Having something on top or over it; concealed or protected.
The covered bridge was a popular spot for tourists to take pictures.
Closed or fastened securely with a material such as wax, glue, or tape.
The envelope was sealed shut and could not be opened without tearing it.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Operculate refers to having a lid or cover that can be opened or closed.
- 2Covered describes something that has something on top or over it.
- 3Sealed means that something is closed or fastened securely with a material.
Good things to know
- 1Science: Use inoperculate and operculate to describe the characteristics of fruits and seeds.
- 2Architecture: Use covered to describe structures that have a roof or covering.
- 3Packaging: Use sealed to describe containers that are closed tightly to prevent contamination or spoilage.