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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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SWANSEA CITY 3 NEWCASTLE UNITED 0 NEWCASTLE United's hot streak was brought to an abrupt end in freezing South Wales as Alan Pardew's away day master-plan fell apart at the seams, writes MARK DOUGLAS.
The Ospreys looked anything but defending champions as they dropped balls, fumbled passes and generally fell apart at the seams.
Not only was Benitez's teamsheet bereft of Englishmen, but they fell apart at the seams like a cheap suit.