Part of speech: verb

To unite by a seam; make a seam in; become fissured.

Part of speech: noun

A line where parts or pieces, as of cloth or rock, are joined; a juncture; crack; fissure; scar; wrinkle.

Share it on:

Usage examples "seam":

  1. Leading upward from the extreme end of the ledge, at the right, there was a deep seam or crevice in the granite, almost filled and choked with fallen rocky debris from above, but affording a trail that even a man might travel to the top of the cliffs another fifty feet above. - "The Short Cut", Jackson Gregory.
  2. The women don't see it themselves, but now and again there's one that's up to every dodge but a coat seam, and she wants more money and couldn't be persuaded, no, not if Moses himself came to try it, that she isn't worth the same as the men. - "Prisoners of Poverty Abroad", Helen Campbell.
  3. His fingers began beating a tattoo on his trousers' seam; a hungry brilliance shone in his eyes. - "The Last Shot", Frederick Palmer.