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seamless

[seem-lis]
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adjective
  1. having no seams: seamless stockings.
  2. smoothly continuous or uniform in quality; combined in an inconspicuous way: a seamless blend of art and entertainment.
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Origin of seamless

First recorded in 1475–85; seam + -less
Related formsseam·less·ly, adverbseam·less·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for seamless

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Historical Examples

  • She was clothed in a seamless garment of one piece, in colour like the dust of the roads.

    Balthasar

    Anatole France

  • You carry your gifts of the passage woven into the Seamless Robe of your being.

    The Hive

    Will Levington Comfort

  • Water-tight, seamless hose was made in Bethnal Green in 1720.

    Ten Thousand Wonderful Things

    Edmund Fillingham King

  • We just want to see what a seamless garment looks like, anyway.

    The Leatherwood God

    William Dean Howells

  • Tanaquil is credited with the first invention of the seamless coat or cassock.

    Needlework As Art

    Marian Alford


British Dictionary definitions for seamless

seamless

adjective
  1. (of a garment) having no seams
  2. continuous or flowingseamless output; a seamless performance
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Word Origin and History for seamless

adj.

late 15c., from seam + -less. Figurative sense of "whole, integrated" is attested from 1862. Related: Seamlessly; seamlessness.

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