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 edges of sheet-metal plates by bending them and pinching them together. [1913 Webster]


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