Origin of seam
OTHER WORDS FROM seamseamer, nounun·der·seam, noun
How to use seam in a sentence
Under the table, I could see that his combat boots were actually black sneakers, frayed at the seams.Local Truces Are Syria’s Sad Little Pieces of Peace|Joshua Hersh|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This past weekend saw two would-be blockbusters bursting at the seams with stars crash and burn at the box office.Why ‘Boarding’ Is Ruining Movies: Padding Blockbusters With A-List Cameos|Marlow Stern|August 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I binged on America, I stuffed myself so full of America I was bursting at the seams with America.Men Without a Country: Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin, My Father and Me|Arthur Chu|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But that theme of peace fell apart at the seams as night fell.'What You Gonna Do, Kill Us All?' Protesters Ask Ferguson Police|Justin Glawe|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The designs were meant to be “stark” and “austere,” the designers said, and there were no straight seams in the creations.Viktor & Rolf’s Return to Couture for Fall 2013: Going Zen|Liza Foreman|July 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Before that time we always put rope-yarn between the lap of the boiler-plates to make the seams tight.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
The lead was very thick, and the seams were folded over and welded, no solder being used.Bell's Cathedrals: A Short Account of Romsey Abbey|Thomas Perkins
In New Brunswick the Carboniferous rocks occupy a large area, but the coal seams so far developed are thin and unimportant.
I sewed the short seams at the sides, and split the pegs from a section of seasoned maple.
There were seams in the masonry, and great gashes where the solid bolts crumbled the bricks to dust.The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.
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see burst at the seams; come apart at the seams.