Definition of 'seam'
Example sentences containing 'seam'
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The toe seams are sewn by hand and this guarantees a great fit. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Thread yarn through remaining stitches and join seam. The Sun (2015)We almost picked a side with only two seam bowlers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Africa is no longer a commodity seam fit only to be looted. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Their bodies have still not been recovered because of a fire burning in a coal seam. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Use plain seams and seam the lining together in the same way. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)She somehow combined a rich seam of anarchy with a deep conservatism. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It will be a battle between their batters and our seam bowling unit. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This also allows for top hem and base seam. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)Underneath the careful insouciance lay a thick seam of resolution. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)Turn in seam allowance at one end of tube. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)Secrets of royalty and celebrity remain sewn into the seams of the garments. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It has been a seam bowlers' match. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Unlikely to be involved unless injuries take their toll of the front-line seam bowling attack. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Pin, tack and stitch lengths together with a narrow flat fell seam. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)The margin was only a millimetre or two, a row of stitches on the seam. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Just how rich a seam they have hit will become clear over the next year, probably within months. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Indeed, it was the second-highest score of a match in which seam bowlers held sway. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'seam'
British English: seam /siːm/ NOUN
A seam is a line of stitches joining two pieces of cloth together.
The shirt tore open along a seam.
- American English: seam
- Arabic: دَرْزَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: costura
- Chinese: 接缝
- Croatian: šav
- Czech: šev
- Danish: søm
- Dutch: naad
- European Spanish: costura puntadas
- Finnish: sauma
- French: couture
- German: Naht
- Greek: ραφή
- Italian: cucitura
- Japanese: 縫い目
- Korean: 솔기
- Norwegian: søm
- Polish: szew szycie
- European Portuguese: costura
- Romanian: cusătură
- Russian: шов
- Spanish: costura
- Swedish: söm
- Thai: ตะเข็บ
- Turkish: dikiş giysinin
- Ukrainian: шов
- Vietnamese: đường may nối
Definition of seam from the Collins English Dictionary
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