Definition of serger in English:

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serger

Pronunciation: /ˈsərjər/

noun

A sewing machine used for overcasting to prevent material from fraying at the edge.
Example sentences
  • Various thread management accessories are available for both sergers and conventional sewing machines to help you modify how the thread feeds.
  • Although he's associated with detailed handwork, he happily uses the serger and the sewing machine for many special effects.
  • Fancier edge stitches could include binding with Lycra, blanket stitch, pinking, overcast with the serger, or turning under and stitching.

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Syllabification: serg·er

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