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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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But I only help out on the training side - I stopped playing when my body started to fall apart at the seams.
Ward is becoming used to watching his team fall apart at the seams.
Each week a panel of judges including international designer Peter O'Brien, former model turned lingerie guru Caprice Bourret and Aurora chairman Ian Galvin will decide who makes the cut and who will fall apart at the seams.
One behind Walker overnight after a sublime first round putting performance, Harrington raced into the lead with three birdies in his first 12 holes before his game started to fall apart at the seams.
We believe it will fall apart at the seams when held up for scrutiny.
But it will fall apart at the seams if those players at the core of Ferguson's long-term plan start casting envious glances towards clubs like Barcelona, Milan and Chelsea.