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English definition of “seam”

seam

noun [C] (JOIN)    /siːm/
a line where two things join, especially a line of sewing joining two pieces of cloth or leather: The bags we sell have very strong seams, so they will last for years. My old coat is coming/falling apart at the seams (= the stitches are coming out).figurative Their marriage is coming/falling apart at the seams (= likely to fail).Knitting and sewingParts of clothes
(Definition of seam noun (JOIN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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