Definitions of seam

  1. To unite by a seam; make a seam in; become fissured.
  2. To form a seam upon or of; to join by sewing together; to unite.
  3. To mark with something resembling a seam; to line; to scar.
  4. 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.
  5. To form a junction or union upon or of; join or sew together, as a garment; scar; line.
  6. To unite by a seam: to sew: to make a seam in.
  7. To make a seam in; make a ridge on.
  8. To become ridgy; to crack open.
  9. join with a seam
  10. To form a seam in; to sew or otherwise unite; to mark with a cicatrix; to scar.
  11. To unite by sewing with thread.
  12. joint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces
  13. Grease; tallow; lard.
  14. The fold or line formed by sewing together two pieces of cloth or leather.
  15. Hence, a line of junction; a joint; a suture, as on a ship, a floor, or other structure; the line of union, or joint, of two boards, planks, metal plates, etc.
  16. A thin layer or stratum; a narrow vein between two thicker strata; as, a seam of coal.
  17. A line or depression left by a cut or wound; a scar; a cicatrix.
  18. A denomination of weight or measure.
  19. The quantity of eight bushels of grain.
  20. The quantity of 120 pounds of glass.
  21. The line formed by the sewing of two pieces of material together; line of junction or union; narrow vein between two thicker layers of earth, etc.; as, a seam of coal; a scar.
  22. That which is sewed: the line formed by the sewing together of two pieces: a line of union: a vein or stratum of metal, ore, coal, etc.: ( geol.) a thin layer between thicker strata.
  23. Juncture of two edges; line of sewing; line of union; vein of metal; ridge.
  24. A line where parts or pieces, as of cloth or rock, are joined; a juncture; crack; fissure; scar; wrinkle.
  25. The suture of two edges of cloth by the needle; a cicatrix or scar; the juncture of planks in a ships side or deck; a vein or stratum of metal, ore, coal, & c.; a thin layer separating strata of greater magnitude; a measure of eight bushels of corn, tallow, or lard.
  26. The uniting or joining together of two pieces of cloth by sewing or stitching them with thread; the line where this junction is made; the line or space between planks when placed or fastened together; a vein or stratum of an ore, or of coal, & c.; in geol., a thin layer between thicker strata.
  27. A measure or quantity, as of corn, or of glass.
  28. Tallow; grease; fat.