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seam

1. a stratum of coal, ore, etc.
2. Surgery another name for suture (sense 1b)
3. Cricket of or relating to a style of bowling in which the bowler utilizes the stitched seam round the ball in order to make it swing in flight and after touching the ground

Seam

 

in garment manufacturing, the point where sections are joined in clothing, footwear, and the like. There are three types of seams: stitched, glued, and welded. Stitched seams are the most common. Welded seams are used for garments made of thermoplastic fabric or films; they are ordinarily produced by the heat, ultrasound, or high-frequency method. Welded seams may be segmented to reduce rigidity if the seal does not have to be airtight.

seam

[sēm]
(engineering)
A mechanical or welded joint.
A mark on ceramic or glassware where matching mold parts join.
A line occurring on a molded or laminated piece of plastic material that differs in appearance from the rest of the surface and is caused by a parting of the mold. Also known as mold seam.
(geology)
A stratum or bed of coal or other mineral.
A thin layer or stratum of rock.
A very narrow coal vein.
(metallurgy)
An unwelded fold or lap which appears as a crack on the surface of a casting or wrought product.

seam

1. A joint between two sheets of materials, such as metal.
2.See welt.
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China has various coal seam occurrence conditions and a complicated hydrogeology with considerable changes in coal seam dip angle.
Run the right-side needle under the seam and out the second left-side hole.
Even if you think you're getting a good scant 1/4" seam allowance with your machine, it can't hurt to test it to be sure before you start piecing.
Cut a piece of fabric large enough to cover area 2 plus seam allowances on all sides.
The quality and performance of a sewn garment depends on various factors such as seam strength, seam slippage, seam pucker and yarn severance10.
Based on the multiphysics field theory, the hydraulic-mechanical coupling model of gas extraction in the unloading coal seam was established, and the gas extraction process by drilling borehole in the floor roadway in the overburden of Panyi Coal Mine 1551 (1) panel was simulated.
"It's generally a fairly good wicket there and if anything, it'll swing and seam a little bit," he said.
11 seam averages about 5 ft thick with "clean coal quality characteristics" similar to the No.
The spiral seam and straight seam welded steel pipes will be used as deep-sea main bridge piping for the deep sea Pingtan Bridge that is a cross-sea bridge locates in Pingtan County in Fujian Province.
The local color correction model makes better use of the information of the stitching seam and achieves smooth transition in the overlapping area.