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seam

 
 
pronunciation:
sim
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a line formed by sewing two pieces of fabric together.
A seam on your dress is coming apart.
definition 2: a line where two objects are joined.
We tried not to step on the seams in the sidewalk.
definition 3: a long narrow layer of ore in the earth.
They found a new seam of coal in the mine.
derivation: seamer (n.)
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Are you looking for the word seem (to appear to be)? Seam and seem sound alike but have different meanings.
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