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Change log entry 68670
Processed by: goldyn_chyld (2019-11-27 23:29:06 GMT)
Comment: << review queue entry 65384 - submitted by 'richwarm' >>
I think "wrapped up tight" and "bundled up tight" correspond to 包裹得密不透風 (as in the following example) rather than to 密不透風.
i.e. 'wrapping' and 'bundling' aren't part of the meaning of 密不透風.

女性外出仍得戴頭巾,全身包裹得密不透風;
Women wrap their entire bodies in clothing and cover their faces with veils in spite of the sweltering heat.
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Other TP examples:

就好像一座密不透風的鐵網,可將反艦飛彈攔截,
It's like an impenetrable steel net, which can intercept incoming missiles,

蜘蛛媽媽紡絲將卵囊層層包得密不透風,
The mother spider wraps the eggs tightly in a waterproof egg sac made up of many layers of silk,

當時錄音室還沒有冷氣設備,又怕有雜音而不能吹電扇,在密不透風的錄音室裡灌錄唱片,是一件備極辛勞的工作。
In those days, recording studios didn't have air conditioning, and there weren't even electric fans for fear they'd make too much noise. It was tough work recording in those closed-in studios.

由於護士全無手術房經驗,加上密不透風的手術室,
because the nurse had no operating-room experience, compounded with poor ventilation in the operating room,

女性外出仍得戴頭巾,全身包裹得密不透風;
Women wrap their entire bodies in clothing and cover their faces with veils in spite of the sweltering heat.

4樓則是冬冷夏熱、密不透風的鐵皮屋,且屋內深達16米,採光極差。
The fourth floor, meanwhile, was an almost completely sealed corrugated steel structure added on at the top that was suffocating in summer and chilling in winter, and, given its depth of 16 meters, it received very little natural light.
Diff:
- 密不透風 密不透风 [mi4 bu4 tou4 feng1] /wrapped up tight/bundled up tight/closed up tight/airtight/
+ 密不透風 密不透风 [mi4 bu4 tou4 feng1] /sealed off/impenetrable/
By MDBG 2019
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