seam


seam
I [siːm]
nome
1) sart. cucitura f.

to be bursting at the seams — [suitcase] essere pieno zeppo

to come apart at the seam — [garment] scucirsi; fig. [marriage] sfaldarsi; [plan] fallire

2) ind. tecn. giunzione f.
3) geol. filone m.
II [siːm]
verbo transitivo sart. cucire
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[si:m] 1. noun
1) (the line formed by the sewing together of two pieces of cloth etc.) costura
2) (the line where two things meet or join: Water was coming in through the seams of the boat.) giunto
3) (a thin line or layer of coal etc in the earth: a coal seam.) filone, strato
2. verb
(to sew a seam in: I've pinned the skirt together but I haven't seamed it yet.) cucire
- the seamy side of life
- the seamy side
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seam /si:m/
n.
1 linea (o segno) di giunzione; cucitura, costura (di stoffa, cuoio, ecc.)
2 (med.) cicatrice chirurgica; sutura
3 (naut.) comento; commessura
4 cicatrice; ruga; segno (sul volto, ecc.)
5 (geol.) livello; orizzonte
6 (ind. min.) filone; strato: a seam of coal, uno strato di carbone
7 (metall.) giunzione; giunto freddo; ripresa
8 (mecc.: di lattine o barattoli) aggraffatura
● (mecc.) seam-folding machine, aggraffatrice □ seam lace, gala (che nasconde una cucitura) □ seam rent, scucitura □ (tecn.) seam weld, saldatura continua □ seam welding, saldatura continua (l'azione) □ to be bursting at the seams, (d'abito) scucirsi; (fig.: di persona) scoppiare, essere pieno zeppo □ to come apart at the seams, scucirsi; (fig.) cadere a pezzi.
(to) seam /si:m/
v. t.
1 fare una costura a; cucire
2 (spec. al p. p.) segnare: His face is seamed with scars, ha il viso segnato da cicatrici
3 lavorare a punto costa
4 (mecc.) aggraffare.
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I [siːm]
nome
1) sart. cucitura f.

to be bursting at the seams — [suitcase] essere pieno zeppo

to come apart at the seam — [garment] scucirsi; fig. [marriage] sfaldarsi; [plan] fallire

2) ind. tecn. giunzione f.
3) geol. filone m.
II [siːm]
verbo transitivo sart. cucire

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  • 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 — may refer to:* Seam (band), an indie rock band from Chicago, Illinois * Can seamer, a machine used to seal a lid to a can body, such as in paint or food cans * Seam bowling, in cricket, refers to bowling with the main seam upright * Quarter seam …   Wikipedia

  • Seam — Seam, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Seamed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Seaming}.] 1. To form a seam upon or of; to join by sewing together; to unite. [1913 Webster] 2. To mark with something resembling a seam; to line; to scar. [1913 Webster] Seamed o er with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seam — Тип Каркас web приложений Разработчик RedHat JBoss Написана на [1] ОС Кроссплатформенное программное обеспечение Версия 2.1.1.GA 22 декабря 2008 Лицензия …   Википедия

  • seam — [si:m] n [: Old English;] 1.) a line where two pieces of cloth, leather etc have been stitched together ▪ She was repairing Billy s trousers, where the seam had come undone. ▪ Join the shoulder seams together. 2.) a layer of a mineral under the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • seam — [sēm] n. [ME seme < OE seam, akin to Ger saum < IE base * siw , * sū > SEW] 1. a) a joining of two pieces of material with a line of stitches b) the line of stitches [sew a fine seam] c) the material between the margin of each of the… …   English World dictionary

  • seam|y — «SEE mee», adjective, seam|i|er, seam|i|est. 1. having or showing a seam or seams: »the seamy side of a garment. 2. Figurative. least pleasant; …   Useful english dictionary

  • Seam — Seam, v. i. To become ridgy; to crack open. [1913 Webster] Later their lips began to parch and seam. L. Wallace. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seam — Seam, n. [AS. se[ a]m, LL. sauma, L. sagma a packsaddle, fr. Gr. ?. See {Sumpter}.] A denomination of weight or measure. Specifically: (a) The quantity of eight bushels of grain. A seam of oats. P. Plowman. (b) The quantity of 120 pounds of glass …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seam|er — «SEE muhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that seams. 2. a kind of sewing machine for seaming fabrics together. 3. a machine for bending two pieces of sheet metal to unite them in a seam or joint. 4. Cricket. a seam bowler …   Useful english dictionary

  • Seam — (s[=e]m), n. [See {Saim}.] Grease; tallow; lard. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Shak. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English