Meaning of SEAM in English

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n. & v. --n. 1 a line where two edges join, esp. of two pieces of cloth etc. turned back and stitched together, or of boards fitted edge to edge. 2 a fissure between parallel edges. 3 a wrinkle or scar. 4 a stratum of coal etc. 1 join with a seam. 2 (esp. as seamed adj.) mark or score with or as with a seam. øbursting at the seams full to overflowing. seam bowler Cricket a bowler who makes the ball deviate by bouncing off its seam. øøseamer n. seamless adj. [OE seam f. Gmc]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.