seam (plural seams)
- A folded back and stitched piece of fabric.
- A suture.
- A thin stratum, especially of coal or mineral.
- (cricket) The stitched equatorial seam of a cricket ball; the sideways movement of a ball when it bounces on the seam.
- An old English measure of grain, containing eight bushels.
- An old English measure of glass, containing twenty-four weys of five pounds, or 120 pounds.
- 1952: As white glass was 6s. the "seam", containing 24 "weys" (pise, or pondera) of 5 lb., and 2 1/2 lb. was reckoned sufficient to make one foot of glazing, the cost of glass would be 1 1/2d. leaving 2 1/2d. for labour. â€” L.F. Salzman, Building in England, p. 175.
4 letters in word "seam": A E M S.
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