Translation of "seam" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /siːm/ us /sim/

a line of sewing where two pieces of cloth have been joined together


(Translation of “seam” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /siːm/

the line formed by the sewing together of two pieces of cloth etc

This jacket is coming apart at the seams.

the line where two things meet or join

juntura, junta
Water was coming in through the seams of the boat.

a thin line or layer of coal etc in the earth

veta, filón
a coal seam.
seamstress /ˈsemstrəs, ˈsiːmstrəs/ noun

a woman who earns her living by sewing.

the seamy side (of life) noun

the roughest, most unpleasant side or aspect of human life

el lado más sórdido (de la vida)
As a detective, he had plenty of experience of the seamy side of life.

(Translation of “seam” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)