seaming

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Seam \Seam\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Seamed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Seaming}.]

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

2. To mark with something resembling a seam; to line; to scar.

Seamed o'er with wounds which his own saber gave. --Pope.

3. 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.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Seaming \Seam"ing\, noun

1. The act or process of forming a seam or joint.

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

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


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