Translation for 'common seal' from English to Norwegian
NOUN   a common seal | common seals / [also] common seal
SYNO common seal | harbor seal | Phoca vitulina
steinkobbe {m} [Phoca vitulina]
common seal
Partial Matches
pakning {m/f}
å forsegleto seal
sel {m}
segl {n}seal
steinkobbe {m} [Phoca vitulina]
harbour seal [Br.]
Det syvende segl [Ingmar Bergman]
The Seventh Seal
simmerring {m}
dust wiper seal
felles {adj}common
alminnelig {adj}common
allmenn {adj}common
vanlig {adj}common
gransanger {m} [Phylloscopus collybita]
(common) chiffchaff
bokfink {m} [Fringilla coelebs]
(common) chaffinch
tornsanger {m} [Curruca communis, syn.: Sylvia communis]
(common) whitethroat
trane {m/f} [Grus grus]
common crane
sørnattergal {m} [Luscinia megarhynchos]
(common) nightingale
rødtoppfuglekonge {m} [Regulus ignicapillus, syn.: R. ignicapilla]
(common) firecrest
enkeltbekkasin {m} [Gallinago gallinago]
common snipe
gravand {m/f} [Tadorna tadorna]
(common) shelduck
kvinand {m/f} [Bucephala clangula]
(common) goldeneye
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Usage Examples English
  • The most common seal face design is a plain, flat, smooth surface but there are many special treatments intended for specific applications.
  • Red deer are common on the hills and the grey seal and common seal are present around the coasts of Scotland.
  • The common seal come in various colours with spots and have their pups in May, June and July.
  • In the North Sea waters at the base of the cliffs can be found certain marine mammals, including the common seal ("Phoca vitulina") and the grey seal ("Halichoerus grypus").
  • In the Elizabethan Charter it was stated that Richmond Grammar School had the right to a "common seal for their businesses," and in 1566–67 a new seal for the school was introduced.

  • The university has a perpetual succession and a common seal.
  • However, the common seal displays a reproductive strategy similar to that used by otariids, in which the mother makes short foraging trips between nursing bouts.
  • Payne drew hostility from Oxford's Friars after allegedly purloining the University's common seal and using it to seal a letter sent to the ecclesiastical reformer Jan Hus in Prague.
  • At the top of the shield were two hunting horns for Huntingdon, and at the base a fleur-de-lis from the common seal of Godmanchester.
  • Together with Isay and Loch Dunvegan, they are designated as a Special Area of Conservation owing to the breeding colonies of the common seal.

  • The present National Westminster Bank continues to use the portcullis in its common seal (the official seal kept in accordance with section 40 of the Companies Act).
  • The common seal and the grey seal have their main haul-out on the islands and skerries.
  • The Burgh of Clydebank adopted an unofficial coat of arms in 1892, when it was required to obtain a common seal by the Burgh Police (Scotland) Act 1892.
  • The charter gave the company perpetual succession and a common seal.
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Contains translations by TU Chemnitz and Mr Honey's Business Dictionary (German-English only).
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