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  • Trimming the back seam
    Trimming the back seam
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj seamed (used especially of skin) marked by lines or seams "their lined faces were immeasurably sad","a seamed face"
    • adj seamed having or joined by a seam or seams
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Tacking the upper at the seam Tacking the upper at the seam
What the seams of your trousers are put there for What the seams of your trousers are put there for

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Seamed (Falconry) Out of condition; not in good condition; -- said of a hawk.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • seamed In falconry, not in good condition; out of condition: said of a falcon.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Seamed sēmd in falconry, not in good condition.
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  • David Bailey
    David Bailey
    “I never cared for fashion much, amusing little seams and witty little pleats: it was the girls I liked.”


Burst at the seams - To be filled to or beyond normal capacity: This room will be bursting at the seams when all the guests arrive.


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Prob. related to Seam (1).


In literature:

Only a small portion of the seam is closed by this process at one heat, eleven being required to complete the work.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, No. 72, October, 1863" by Various
I examined the seams of my shirt and found two or three more.
"Combed Out" by Fritz August Voigt
Drive it perfectly straight, as upon this chiefly depends a nice seam when turned.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 561, October 2, 1886" by Various
I'll get you something as soon as I've done this seam.
"The Voice of the People" by Ellen Glasgow
His bearded face bore the seamed uncertainty of his deeply vexed spirit.
"Destiny" by Charles Neville Buck
Farley had taken two or three scrambling steps up the rough-seamed declivity when the workmen tapped the furnace.
"The Quickening" by Francis Lynde
Blackburn's face was seamed with wrath over the news Lawler had communicated.
"The Trail Horde" by Charles Alden Seltzer
If you wear drawers, better turn them inside out, so that the seams may not chafe you.
"How to Camp Out" by John M. Gould
These are four narrow strips, vaguely seamed and furrowed, like strings of rolled tissue-paper.
"Social Life in the Insect World" by J. H. Fabre
His gaunt, seamed face was beardless and almost repellent in its severity.
"From the Housetops" by George Barr McCutcheon
The rock near the surface was full of disintegrated seams, and was badly broken up.
"Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, vol. LXVIII, Sept. 1910" by James H. Brace, Francis Mason and S. H. Woodard
It was to one of these open seams that Sam had now come.
"Winter Adventures of Three Boys" by Egerton R. Young
The pitch bubbled in the seams of the deck and stuck to the feet.
"In the Eastern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
If the stitch is too long, the seam will "gap" and will show the thread; if too short, the seam is apt to draw.
"Textiles and Clothing" by Kate Heintz Watson
Sew the fifth or last row up three inches for the other under-arm seam.
"Spool Knitting" by Mary A. McCormack
It was one of the steep ravines that seam the prairie.
"Masters of the Wheat-Lands" by Harold Bindloss
The running a middle seam between the two seams which unite every cloth of a sail to the next adjoining.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Seam it up and try it on, having it fitted nicely, then cut along the seam and take apart.
"Handbook of Wool Knitting and Crochet" by Anonymous
Arms and hands hanging naturally, thumb along the seam of the trousers.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
In addition, there are indicated the sub-surface contours of one or more of the coal seams which are selected as datum horizons.
"The Economic Aspect of Geology" by C. K. Leith

In poetry:

And so I wish, if my rough brow
Should seam and furrow with the strife,
The star that leaps and kindles now
Might light my path of life.
"One Star Alone" by Alexander Anderson
He slept, and troops of murdered Pigs
Were busy with his dreams;
Loud rang their wild, unearthly shrieks,
Wide yawned their mortal seams.
"The Spectre Pig" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Hellelil sitteth in bower there,
None knows my grief but God alone,
And seweth at the seam so fair,
I never wail my sorrow to any other one.
"Hildebrand And Hellelil" by William Morris
Or where half-way the mountain side was furrowed
With many a seam and scar;
Or some abandoned tunnel dimly burrowed,--
A mole-hill seen so far.
"The Hawk's Nest" by Francis Bret Harte
Now female vengeance at him flies--
"Their nails shall tear out both his eyes.
In future shall in darkness dream,
Nor see to sew another seam."
"The Jealous Head" by William Hutton
Death's cold white hand is like the snow
Laid softly on the furrowed hill,
It hides the broken seams below,
And leaves the summit brighter still.
"Birthday Of Daniel Webster" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Molding a Body Seam With a Soldering Torch.
A split in the seam .
Comfort Toe Seams and are available for men, women and kids, in all styles and colors at major national retailers.
Hanes launches Comfort Toe Seam socks.
CFR Retro- Seam From Metal-Span.
JBoss, a division of Red Hat, updates its JBoss Seam Web application framework to better support AJAX and Web 2.0 development.
JBoss Tackles AJAX, Web 2.0 with Seam Update.
The can spin design of the unit double seams a single container at a time, up to 6 CPM.
Seaming roll of the future.
Designers get to hold onto that romantic experience of hand-sketching in a notebook at the neighborhood coffee shop and be technically on point down to the seams and stitch specifications as if using a CAD program.
Superintendent Chuck Arns said the growth rate in the school has been phenomenal, but if it continues, the school will burst at the seams.
Yet these new plasmas have only a 2 mm seam between each panel.
Duro-Last Roofing, Inc Adds Standing Seam Metal Product Line .
Behind the Seams: Tigers on the Prowl .
Always test stain- removal techniques in a hidden area of the garment, like an inside seam.

In science:

The isometry-property is necessary so that the metric continues to be smooth across the seam.
Close encounters of black holes
At the bold line the free energy has a discontinuous derivative in both variables, and randomness in either J or µ will eliminate this first order transition, rounding the seam in F (T, µ, 0).
On Spin Systems with Quenched Randomness: Classical and Quantum
To avoid destroying the first order transition we have to add randomness to J and µ in a correlated manner, so as to make it ‘tangential’ to the seam, i.e., in the form done in (1.2) in the σ -variables.
On Spin Systems with Quenched Randomness: Classical and Quantum
If on the contrary we add noise only to the x → (cid:80)(λ + ηx )σ (1) letting λ (cid:80) σ (1) even terms, this is tangential to the “seams” and doesn’t destroy the first order transition.
On Spin Systems with Quenched Randomness: Classical and Quantum
For these reasons, it does not seam simple to make a precise estimation of P(Mn = (0, 0)) as it has been done in .
Random walk in random environment in a two-dimensional stratified medium with orientations
Figure 31: Examples of defects in lamellar phases: (a) edges; (b) seams.
Amphiphilic Membranes
The bilayer may end at a free edge, or three bilayers meet on one line (seams), as shown in fig. 31.
Amphiphilic Membranes
This is not possible if the membrane possesses free edges or seams.
Amphiphilic Membranes
Summing up these considerations, we obtain the phase diagram in the (τ, κ)-plane, assuming a large value of the bending rigidity κ, and neglecting for the time being the possible occurrence of free edges and seams, and their effects.
Amphiphilic Membranes
The link shared by cubes i, j, k, and l is occupied by an edge (or a seam) if the number of adjacent plaquettes containing membranes is odd.
Amphiphilic Membranes
If the posets hP, ≤P i and hQ, ≤Q i are disjoint then cardinal sum of posets seams to mimic their natural join - but these operations also in this case are different see Fig.13. which illustrates our choice.
On natural join of posets properties and first applications
The dilaton y (X ), the induced metric gT T (T ) = −y−1, and the scalar curvature R[¯γ ] = 4mκy−1 are continuous across the seam.
Dirac Constraint Quantization of a Dilatonic Model of Gravitational Collapse
Both the induced metric and the extrinsic curvature match at the seam.
Dirac Constraint Quantization of a Dilatonic Model of Gravitational Collapse
Because non-BPS branes break all supersymmetries, it seams to be strange to construct supersymmetric action describing this brane.
Remark about Non-BPS D-Brane in Type IIA Theory
L Γ0Γ11ΓM θR It seams to us that requirement of supersymmetry places strong constraint on various coupling between fermions and tachyon.
Remark about Non-BPS D-Brane in Type IIA Theory