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seam

(sēm) a line of union.
osteoid seam  on the surface of a bone, the narrow region of newly formed organic matrix not yet mineralized.
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The 48-year-old said: "The business has grown rapidly in recent years - we are bulging at the seams.
But with prisons bulging at the seams community service will no longer be a cushy option.
But in a squad bulging at the seams with allrounders, Smith does have some slight doubts over his own role in the team.
Two things are certain: Racism exists, and an underfunded foster care system is bulging at the seams with children in need of loving parents.
Hanging garment bags are designed to stay flat and flexible without bulging at the seams.
We have a great landlord, but we're bulging at the seams here.
Storage systems are bulging at the seams with file-based data, and it is the kind of data that is exceptionally challenging to house and manage.
With bookshelves bulging at the seams with technical often boring information on enlightenment, spiritual awakening, finding the Self, etc.
Fittingingly, the Theatre of Dreams was bulging at the seams with a capacity 65,500 crowd providing the perfect backdrop for the emotional swansong.
Even if his walls start bulging at the seams as well as his ceiling.
In the Province of Limon, for instance, Limoncito School is bulging at the seams with students.
With elementary schools bulging at the seams, officials will break ground today on a $2.