Translation of seam in Spanish:


costura, n.

Pronunciation /siːm//sim/


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    • 1.1(stitching)

      costura feminine
      your seams aren't straight llevas las medias torcidas
      • They were made of fine gauze and silks and their seams showed no wear.
      • To bind a neckline, sew only one sweater shoulder seam before adding the binding.
      • Stitch a shoulder seam from the pin to the end of the fabric.
      • Sew the border strips to the long edges and press the seams toward the inner border.
      • Sew buttons at the garment neckline seam, and button the collar in place.
      • Sew the shoulder seams and press open, then set in the sleeves.
      • He turned to the foreman and said, ‘The patterns of the side seams on these coats do not match.’
      • Stitch the side seams and hem the lower edge.
      • Pin the sleeve and its lining together at the underarm seam down at your wrist.
      • Baste the seams, leaving the center back seam open about 8 inches.
      • Cut two pieces of terry cloth, each as wide as the chair, plus 1-inch seam allowances.
      • The top of the underarm seam is where the design should match when cutting the bodice and sleeves.
      • The flapper dress echoed the flattened forms and straight seams of the Japanese kimono.
      • Eliminate the center back seam on the vest upper and lower back sections.
      • The inside seams do not create any discomfort or cause itching.
      • When practical, sew in sleeves before sewing the side seams and sleeve seams.
      • Sew to opposite long edges of the quilt top and press the seams toward the borders.

    • 1.2(join)

      juntura feminine
      • Apply the spray to the point of runoff to as many surfaces as possible, especially joints, seams, cracks, ledges, and corners.
      • To hide the rough seams, I purchased raw wood moulding from the lumberyard and finished it to match the aged look of the Arquati frame.
      • If they are, try to use the seam roller and press the seams back into place.
      • As with any liner system, it is important to use as few seams as possible.
      • Of these, the most important advantage is extremely thin weld seams.
      • The sheets are nailed together at the seams.
      • But it also can come in tongue-and-groove styles so there are virtually no seams once it is installed.
      • A seam roller is a handy tool that flattens the seams between lengths of wallpaper.
      • In the 16th century it was chiefly utilitarian, covering wall seams and keeping out drafts.

    • 1.3Medicine
      (scar, suture)

      sutura feminine
      • This more recent house on the Izu Peninsula marks a temporary break with mining the fertile seams of Toyko's quixotic urban geology.

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    • 2.1(of coal, gold)

      veta feminine
      filón masculine
      • Mine operators deferred new mines in recent years because future reserves tend to be in deeper, thinner seams.
      • A seam of coal about two feet thick was discovered, but underlying this seam of coal was a seam of clay approximately four feet thick.
      • And they are beginning to mine it as a thick seam of pure gold.
      • There was a coal seam on his property, a V-shaped trench behind the old homesite where the farm family had dug out chunks for home use.
      • There in the bottom of the brook was a seam of amethyst crystals that averaged perhaps to be one half inch thick and a inch long.
      • Free-standing crystals and two-dimensional sprays in thin seams can be found.

    • 2.2Geology

      grieta feminine

transitive verb

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    • A low back and side seaming tailor the leotard while complementing natural curves.
    • For patterns with straight front or back seaming, add extra-wide seam allowances to the pattern pieces to support embroidery.
    • Constructed of two rectangles of fabric, generally of linen, the chiton was seamed together in a number of variations.
    • All the seams are finished by serging then seaming as she instructs in her patterns.
    • Many joined shopkeepers in wearing period costumes, including authentic make up and seamed stockings.
    • Lots of girls we talked to said they liked the look of seamed mesh convertible tights.
    • At the bottom the gunwale board was seamed to the next board with tread seam and further down with rivet nails of iron.
    • The fabric was just wide enough to wrap around the body and was seamed up one side to form a tube.
    • Before cutting, review faux fur seaming options and note whether seam allowances will require adjustment.
    • Avoid patterns with darts and princess seaming.
    • On the other hand, for more fashion conscious women there are seamed nylon stockings of thinner varieties, which enhance the beauty of your legs.
    • When straight-stitch seaming, gently stretch the fabric in front of and behind the presser foot as you sew.
    • Perfect for traveling due to its wrinkle resistance, tussah is appropriate for garments where shaping is produced by seaming, rather than gathering or pleating.
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    (mark, line)
    a face seamed by grief un rostro marcado por el dolor
    • His face was seamed with wrinkles, and he generally dressed as if he were an unmade bed.
    • They were moving away from the sea, over flat farmlands seamed with stony riverbeds.
    • He was a stocky, dark, hard-countenanced man who had never bothered to have removed the scar that seamed his brow.
    • She was painfully thin and her face was seamed with many fine lines.