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(1) An embossed impression created by a metal die pressed upon paper.A notary public seal, a corporate seal,or a government agency seal are all proof that the signature of that person is genuine and authorized,because they would not otherwise have access to the embosser to create the seal.(2) Originally,an impression made in wax upon a contract.It took the place of reciting consideration, having a signature, or having witnesses for the contract. Today, some statutes allow certain symbols,such as the initials “l.s.”to take the place of a seal,transforming a standard contract into one “under seal.”Where still recognized, contracts under seal may have a longer statute of limitations than others.

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In this study, most teachers 83.33% reported teach-ing carving of the postpalatal seal in the maxillary master cast.
Most teachers 83.33% were carving the postpalatal seal to a depth of 1.0-1.5 mm as compare to 16.67% teachers 0.5-1.0mm considering the depth of the com-pressible tissue (Table1).
TABLE 1: POSITIVE RESPONSES GIVEN TO ASPECTS PERTAINING TO ESTABLISHING POSTPALATAL SEAL CONCEPTS AND TECHNIQUES BY PARTICIPATING DEMONSTRATORS AND FACULTY MEMBERS (N = 42)