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Definition of Seam


  1. Grease; tallow; lard.
  2. The fold or line formed by sewing together two pieces of cloth or leather.
  3. 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. A thin layer or stratum; a narrow vein between two thicker strata; as, a seam of coal.
  5. A line or depression left by a cut or wound; a scar; a cicatrix.
  6. To form a seam upon or of; to join by sewing together; to unite.
  7. To mark with something resembling a seam; to line; to scar.
  8. 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. To become ridgy; to crack open.
  10. A denomination of weight or measure.
  11. The quantity of eight bushels of grain.
  12. The quantity of 120 pounds of glass.

Seam Translations

seam in Dutch is naad, voeg
seam in German is Fuge, Naht
seam in Italian is vivagno, scanalatura
seam in Portuguese is emenda
seam in Spanish is ribete, costura, rendija