seam / seem

seam / seem
   A seam is where two pieces are joined: The seam of Leticia's dress ripped when she bent over.
   To seem is to appear or look as if: Leticia seemed unhappy when that happened.

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  • seam / seem —    A seam is where two pieces are joined: The seam of Leticia s dress ripped when she bent over.    To seem is to appear or look as if: Leticia seemed unhappy when that happened …   Confused words

  • 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 or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seam blast — 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

  • Seam 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

  • Seam presser — 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

  • Seam set — 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

  • seam´less|ness — seam|less «SEEM lihs», adjective. without a seam or seams: »seamless stockings. –seam´less|ly, adverb. –seam´less|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • seam´less|ly — seam|less «SEEM lihs», adjective. without a seam or seams: »seamless stockings. –seam´less|ly, adverb. –seam´less|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • seam|less — «SEEM lihs», adjective. without a seam or seams: »seamless stockings. –seam´less|ly, adverb. –seam´less|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • seam|ster — «SEEM stuhr», noun. a person whose occupation is sewing (originally applied to a woman, but now only to a man); tailor. Also, sempster. ╂[Old English sēamestre (originally), feminine of sēamere tailor < sēam seam1] …   Useful english dictionary

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