Seaming
Seaming Seam"ing, n. 1. The act or process of forming a seam or joint. [1913 Webster]

2. (Fishing) The cord or rope at the margin of a seine, to which the meshes of the net are attached. [1913 Webster]

{Seaming machine}, a machine for uniting the edges of sheet-metal plates by bending them and pinching them together. [1913 Webster]


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  • seaming — ˈsēmiŋ, mēŋ noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English semyng, from sem, seem seam + ing more at seam 1. a. : the act or process of forming a seam (as by stitching or welding) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Seaming — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seaming — sɪːm n. stitches used to fasten two pieces of material; line where two pieces are stitched together; crease, wrinkle; crack, furrow, groove; thin layer of rock or mineral (Geology) v. sew, fasten with stitches; furrow, make grooves; become… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seaming — seam·ing …   English syllables

  • Seaming machine — Seaming Seam ing, n. 1. The act or process of forming a seam or joint. [1913 Webster] 2. (Fishing) The cord or rope at the margin of a seine, to which the meshes of the net are attached. [1913 Webster] {Seaming machine}, a machine for uniting the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seaming lace — noun see seaming 2 * * * seaming lace noun A lace, braid, etc, to insert in or cover seams • • • Main Entry: ↑seam …   Useful english dictionary

  • seaming lace — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seaming dies — noun plural : a set of shaping dies that press against folded sheet metal edges and by squeezing the folds together make a seam …   Useful english dictionary

  • channel seaming — noun • • • Main Entry: ↑channel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Seam (metallurgy) — Seaming in metallurgy is the process of joining two edges of materials through bending repeatedly. Common reasons for seaming is not only to better define the appearance of a part, but also to hide the burrs and the rough edges. Hems are used to… …   Wikipedia

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