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Definition 1: joint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces - [noun denoting artifact]

(seam is a kind of ...) junction by which parts or objects are joined together

(... is a kind of seam ) seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges

(... is a kind of seam ) a seam used in surgery

(... is a kind of seam ) a raised or strengthened seam

Definition 2: a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit - [noun denoting location]

Samples where seam or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he worked in the coal beds

Synonyms for seam in the sense of this definition

(seam is a kind of ...) one of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism or a layer of sedimentary rock)

(... is a kind of seam ) a seam of coal

Definition 3: a slight depression or fold in the smoothness of a surface - [noun denoting shape]

Samples where seam or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his face has many lines
  • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles

Synonyms for seam in the sense of this definition

(seam is a kind of ...) a concavity in a surface produced by pressing

"he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud"

(... is a kind of seam ) a wrinkle in the skin at the outer corner of your eyes

(... is a kind of seam ) the lines that form patterns on the skin (especially on the fingertips and the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet)

(... is a kind of seam ) a facial wrinkle associated with frowning

(... is a kind of seam ) a crease on the palm; its length is said by palmists to indicate how long you will live

(... is a kind of seam ) a crease on the palm; palmists say it indicates your emotional nature

(... is a kind of seam ) a crease on the palm; palmists say it indicates how successful you will be

(... is part of seam) a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch

"your skin is the largest organ of your body"

Definition 4: put together with a seam - [verb of contact]

Samples where seam or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • seam a dress

(seam is a kind of ...) cause to become joined or linked

"join these two parts so that they fit together"

(... is a kind of seam ) join with a suture

"suture the wound after surgery"

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