seam-set


seam-set
/ˈsim-sɛt/ (say 'seem-set)

noun
a metalworker's tool for flattening seams.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Seam set — Seam Seam, n. [OE. seem, seam, AS. se[ a]m; akin to D. zoom, OHG. soum, G. saum, LG. soom, Icel. saumr, Sw. & Dan. s[ o]m, and E. sew. [root] 156. See {Sew} to fasten with thread.] 1. The fold or line formed by sewing together two pieces of cloth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seam set — noun : any of various tools for flattening seams (as of metal sheets or leatherwork) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Seam — Seam, n. [OE. seem, seam, AS. se[ a]m; akin to D. zoom, OHG. soum, G. saum, LG. soom, Icel. saumr, Sw. & Dan. s[ o]m, and E. sew. [root] 156. See {Sew} to fasten with thread.] 1. The fold or line formed by sewing together two pieces of cloth or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seam blast — Seam Seam, n. [OE. seem, seam, AS. se[ a]m; akin to D. zoom, OHG. soum, G. saum, LG. soom, Icel. saumr, Sw. & Dan. s[ o]m, and E. sew. [root] 156. See {Sew} to fasten with thread.] 1. The fold or line formed by sewing together two pieces of cloth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seam lace — Seam Seam, n. [OE. seem, seam, AS. se[ a]m; akin to D. zoom, OHG. soum, G. saum, LG. soom, Icel. saumr, Sw. & Dan. s[ o]m, and E. sew. [root] 156. See {Sew} to fasten with thread.] 1. The fold or line formed by sewing together two pieces of cloth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seam presser — Seam Seam, n. [OE. seem, seam, AS. se[ a]m; akin to D. zoom, OHG. soum, G. saum, LG. soom, Icel. saumr, Sw. & Dan. s[ o]m, and E. sew. [root] 156. See {Sew} to fasten with thread.] 1. The fold or line formed by sewing together two pieces of cloth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • set-in sleeve — (s[e^]t [i^]n sl[=e]v ), n. A sleeve joined to the body of a garment by a seam starting at the edge of the shoulder and continuing around the armhole. Contrasted to a {raglan sleeve}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • set-in — set′ in adj. 1) made separately and placed within another unit: set in closets[/ex] 2) clo (of a sleeve) joined to the body of a garment at the shoulder and having a seam at that juncture • Etymology: 1525–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • Seam carving — Original image Same image reduced in width using scalin …   Wikipedia

  • set-in — /ˈsɛt ɪn/ (say set in) adjective (of a sleeve) joined to the body of a garment by a seam at the shoulder. Compare raglan …   Australian English dictionary