Definitions for SEAMsim

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. the line formed by sewing together pieces of cloth, leather, or the like.

    Category: Clothing

  2. the stitches used to make such a line.

    Category: Clothing

  3. any line formed by abutting edges.

  4. any linear indentation or mark, as a wrinkle or scar.

  5. Geol. a comparatively thin stratum; a bed, as of coal.

    Category: Geology

  6. (v.t.)to join with or as if with stitches.

    Category: Clothing

  7. to furrow; mark with wrinkles, scars, etc.

  8. (v.i.)to become cracked, fissured, or furrowed.

Origin of seam:

bef. 1000; ME seme (n.), OE sēam, c. OFris sām, OHG soum (G Saum), ON saumr; akin to sew


Princeton's WordNet

  1. seam(noun)

    joint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces

  2. wrinkle, furrow, crease, crinkle, seam, line(noun)

    a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface

    "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"

  3. seam, bed(verb)

    a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit

    "he worked in the coal beds"

  4. seam(verb)

    put together with a seam

    "seam a dress"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. seam(noun)sim

    a place where two pieces of material are sewn together

    The seam on his shirt had split.

  2. seamsim

    a layer of sth between two layers of earth

    a coal seam


  1. seam(Noun)

    A folded back and stitched piece of fabric; especially, the stitching that joins two or more pieces of fabric.

  2. seam(Noun)

    A suture.

  3. seam(Noun)

    A thin stratum, especially of coal or mineral.

  4. seam(Noun)

    The stitched equatorial seam of a cricket ball; the sideways movement of a ball when it bounces on the seam.

  5. seam(Noun)

    An old English measure of grain, containing eight bushels.

  6. seam(Noun)

    An old English measure of glass, containing twenty-four weys of five pounds, or 120 pounds.

  7. seam(Noun)

    (Construction) A joint formed by mating two separate sections of materials. Seams can be made or sealed in a varity of ways, including adhesive bonding, hot-air welding, solvent welding, using adhesive tapes, sealant, etc.

  8. seam(Verb)

    To put together with a seam.

  9. seam(Verb)

    To mark with a seam.

  10. seam(Verb)

    To crack open along a seam.

  11. seam(Verb)

    Of the ball, to move sideways after bouncing on the seam.

  12. seam(Verb)

    Of a bowler, to make the ball move thus.

  13. Origin: From seam, from saumaz. Cognate with West Frisian seam, Dutch zoom, German Saum, Swedish söm.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seam(noun)

    grease; tallow; lard

  2. Seam(noun)

    the fold or line formed by sewing together two pieces of cloth or leather

  3. Seam(noun)

    hence, a line of junction; a joint; a suture, as on a ship, a floor, or other structure; the line of union, or joint, of two boards, planks, metal plates, etc

  4. Seam(noun)

    a thin layer or stratum; a narrow vein between two thicker strata; as, a seam of coal

  5. Seam(noun)

    a line or depression left by a cut or wound; a scar; a cicatrix

  6. Seam(verb)

    to form a seam upon or of; to join by sewing together; to unite

  7. Seam(verb)

    to mark with something resembling a seam; to line; to scar

  8. Seam(verb)

    to make the appearance of a seam in, as in knitting a stocking; hence, to knit with a certain stitch, like that in such knitting

  9. Seam(verb)

    to become ridgy; to crack open

  10. Seam(noun)

    a denomination of weight or measure

  11. Seam(noun)

    the quantity of eight bushels of grain

  12. Seam(noun)

    the quantity of 120 pounds of glass

Anagrams of SEAM

  1. ASME

  2. Mase

  3. Mesa

Translations for SEAM

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the line formed by the sewing together of two pieces of cloth etc.

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