Hindi translation of hem
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Word forms: hems, hemming, hemmed
Definitions and Translations
1. countable noun
The hem of a piece of cloth is an edge which is folded over and sewn. The hem of a skirt or dress is the hem along its lower edge.
2. transitive verb
If you hem a piece of cloth, you fold the edge over and sew it to make it neat.
If you are hemmed in by something, you are completely surrounded by it so that you cannot move. You can also say that a place is hemmed in when it is surrounded by something tall such as mountains or tall buildings.
⇒ You feel hemmed in. Find open spaces, get in touch with nature. ⇒ ...a small valley hemmed in by rocks.
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Everywhere, all the time, appeared the figure of Joanna, directing, approving, straightening a hem here, giving a cue there.Compulsion
His gaze lingered on the hem of her skirt which had ridden up almost to her thigh.Final Resort
They do say the trees do actually move, and can surround strangers and hem them in.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
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Translation of hem from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary