seam

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seam(
sim
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (stitches)
a. la costura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The shirt tore along the seam, so it will be fairly easy to repair.La camisa se rompió a lo largo de la costura, y será muy fácil de arreglar.
2. (metalworking)
a. la juntura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Hank welded the seam that held the two sheets of metal together.Hank soldó la juntura que unía las dos láminas de metal.
3. (geology)
a. la veta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The top layers of earth needed to be excavated to reach the coal seam.Las capas superiores de tierra tuvieron que ser excavadas para alcanzar la veta de carbón.
b. el filón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The discovery of a seam of copper on the property increased its value enormously.El descubrimiento de un filón de cobre en el terreno aumentó su valor enormemente.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to make a seam)
a. coser
Lastly, the tailor seamed the hem of the shirt.Por último, el sastre cosió el dobladillo de la camisa.
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seam
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of garment)
a. la costura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (in metalwork)
a. la unión f, juntura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to be coming apart at the seamsestar descosiéndose
3. (fig)
a. (plan, organization)
4. (of coal)
a. la filón m, veta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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seam [siːm]
noun
1 (Cos) costura (f)
to fall or come apart at the seams descoserse; to be bursting at the seams [+dress etc] estar a punto de reventar por las costuras; [+room etc] estar a rebosar
2 (Welding) juntura (f)
3 (Geol) filón (m); veta (f)
transitive verb
(Cos) coser; (Téc) juntar;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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