seam


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Overlap underneath zones and force the receivers out of the seams.
The contractor worked closely with Steininger to arrive at a design utilizing an admirable mix of brick masonry, EIFS, and rock accents to establish the architectural character of the strip's facade Butler building systems applied to the project included the MR-24 standing seam metal roof system, a Butler pre-engineered structural system, and metal wall panels across the back of the center above an abuse-resistant wainscot.
Overall, the ceramic bearings enhance the quality of the first operation seam and help reduce scuffing and marring as well.
They've been making particularly good headway on one theoretical question that's stumped baseball researchers for more than 50 years--how the seams of the ball affect the way it flies from the mound to home plate.
The poems of In Every Seam, individually and collectively, are slack.
Another possibility for the future is Seam 7, which is only 700 mm thick in present areas, and therefore uneconomic, but is believed to get thicker with depth.
29 has been available to oil and gas producers as an incentive to find and produce fuel from designated nonconventional sources (primarily oil from shale and tar sands, and gas from geopressurized brine, Devonian shale, coal seams and tight formations).
On early sailing vessels, the word devil was used to identify certain seams in the hull, e.
The recent patenting of two new products promises to lift the EPDM industry from the qua mire of its major weakness: lap-sealed seam integrity.
3M Geotextile Seaming Cylinder Spray Adhesive lets contractors create quick, permanent bonds on many geotextile fabrics, and also provides a seam strength that outperforms the fabric strength for many commonly used fabrics in the construction industry.
Cut a piece of fabric large enough to generously cover the area for patch #1 plus at least 1/4 on all sides for the seam allowance.