Seam

  • 1 Seam — Seam, n. [OE. seem, seam, AS. se[ a]m; akin to D. zoom, OHG. soum, G. saum, LG. soom, Icel. saumr, Sw. & Dan. s[ o]m, and E. sew. [root] 156. See {Sew} to fasten with thread.] 1. The fold or line formed by sewing together two pieces of cloth or… …

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  • 2 Seam — may refer to:* Seam (band), an indie rock band from Chicago, Illinois * Can seamer, a machine used to seal a lid to a can body, such as in paint or food cans * Seam bowling, in cricket, refers to bowling with the main seam upright * Quarter seam …

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  • 3 Seam — Seam, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Seamed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Seaming}.] 1. To form a seam upon or of; to join by sewing together; to unite. [1913 Webster] 2. To mark with something resembling a seam; to line; to scar. [1913 Webster] Seamed o er with… …

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  • 4 Seam — Тип Каркас web приложений Разработчик RedHat JBoss Написана на [1] ОС Кроссплатформенное программное обеспечение Версия 2.1.1.GA 22 декабря 2008 Лицензия …

    Википедия

  • 5 seam — [si:m] n [: Old English;] 1.) a line where two pieces of cloth, leather etc have been stitched together ▪ She was repairing Billy s trousers, where the seam had come undone. ▪ Join the shoulder seams together. 2.) a layer of a mineral under the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 seam — [sēm] n. [ME seme < OE seam, akin to Ger saum < IE base * siw , * sū > SEW] 1. a) a joining of two pieces of material with a line of stitches b) the line of stitches [sew a fine seam] c) the material between the margin of each of the… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 seam|y — «SEE mee», adjective, seam|i|er, seam|i|est. 1. having or showing a seam or seams: »the seamy side of a garment. 2. Figurative. least pleasant; …

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  • 8 Seam — Seam, v. i. To become ridgy; to crack open. [1913 Webster] Later their lips began to parch and seam. L. Wallace. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 Seam — Seam, n. [AS. se[ a]m, LL. sauma, L. sagma a packsaddle, fr. Gr. ?. See {Sumpter}.] A denomination of weight or measure. Specifically: (a) The quantity of eight bushels of grain. A seam of oats. P. Plowman. (b) The quantity of 120 pounds of glass …

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  • 10 seam|er — «SEE muhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that seams. 2. a kind of sewing machine for seaming fabrics together. 3. a machine for bending two pieces of sheet metal to unite them in a seam or joint. 4. Cricket. a seam bowler …

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  • 11 Seam — (s[=e]m), n. [See {Saim}.] Grease; tallow; lard. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Shak. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 seam — [ sim ] noun count 1. ) a line of stitches that joins two pieces of cloth: The seam at the back of your skirt has split. a ) a line where two pieces of metal, wood, etc. have been joined 2. ) a long thin layer of something such as coal under the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 seam — (n.) O.E. seam, from P.Gmc. *saumaz (Cf. O.N. saumr, O.H.G. soum, Ger. Saum), from PIE root *siw /*sju to sew (Cf. O.E. siwian, L. suere, Skt. syuman; see SEW (Cf. sew)). Chidynge and reproche vnsowen the semes of …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 14 seam — ► NOUN 1) a line where two pieces of fabric are sewn together in a garment or other article. 2) a line where the edges of two pieces of wood or other material touch each other. 3) an underground layer of a mineral such as coal or gold. ► VERB ▪… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 Seam — Seam. См. Плена. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 16 Seam — (engl., spr. Sihm), 1) altes englisches Maß für 8 Bushel Malz; 2) im englischen Glashandel altes Gewicht zu 24 Stein (Stones) od. 120 Pfund Avdps …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 17 Seam — (sihm), altengl. Maß = 8 Bushels …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 18 seam — [n] line where two objects are connected bond, closure, connection, coupling, gore, gusset, hem, joint, junction, juncture, pleat, stitching, suture, tuck, union; concepts 452,471 …

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  • 19 seam — de·seam; in·seam; in·seam·er; over·seam·er; seam·berry; seam; seam·er; seam·i·ness; seam·ing; seam·less; seam·ster; seam·ster·ing; seam·stress; un·seam; en·seam; seam·less·ly; seam·less·ness; …

    English syllables

  • 20 seam — noun 1 in fabric VERB + SEAM ▪ sew, stitch ▪ She sewed the seam with small neat stitches. ▪ press ▪ rip PHRASES …

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