Translation of seam in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (stitching) your seams aren't straightllevas las medias torcidasto be bursting at the seams (building/suitcase)estar hasta el tope or hasta los topeshis shirt was bursting at the seamsla camisa le quedaba a punto de estallarto come apart at the seams (organization/setup) her skirt was coming apart at the seamsse le estaba descosiendo la faldaExample sentences1.2 (join)
Example sentences1.3 (scar, suture) (Medicine)
- He turned to the foreman and said, ‘The patterns of the side seams on these coats do not match.’
- The flapper dress echoed the flattened forms and straight seams of the Japanese kimono.
- Cut two pieces of terry cloth, each as wide as the chair, plus 1-inch seam allowances.
- Apply the spray to the point of runoff to as many surfaces as possible, especially joints, seams, cracks, ledges, and corners.
- To hide the rough seams, I purchased raw wood moulding from the lumberyard and finished it to match the aged look of the Arquati frame.
- A seam roller is a handy tool that flattens the seams between lengths of wallpaper.
- This more recent house on the Izu Peninsula marks a temporary break with mining the fertile seams of Toyko's quixotic urban geology.
- 2 2.1 (of coal, gold)Example sentences2.2 (Geology)
- A seam of coal about two feet thick was discovered, but underlying this seam of coal was a seam of clay approximately four feet thick.
- There was a coal seam on his property, a V-shaped trench behind the old homesite where the farm family had dug out chunks for home use.
- There in the bottom of the brook was a seam of amethyst crystals that averaged perhaps to be one half inch thick and a inch long.
- 1 (join)Example sentences
- When straight-stitch seaming, gently stretch the fabric in front of and behind the presser foot as you sew.
- Perfect for traveling due to its wrinkle resistance, tussah is appropriate for garments where shaping is produced by seaming, rather than gathering or pleating.
- Before cutting, review faux fur seaming options and note whether seam allowances will require adjustment.
- 2 (mark, line) (usually passive) a face seamed by griefun rostro marcado por el dolorExample sentences
- He was a stocky, dark, hard-countenanced man who had never bothered to have removed the scar that seamed his brow.
- His face was seamed with wrinkles, and he generally dressed as if he were an unmade bed.
- They were moving away from the sea, over flat farmlands seamed with stony riverbeds.
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