seam (something) with (something)

seam (something) with (something)

1. To create a seam on something by joining two edges or pieces with a particular tool, material, method, etc. She seamed the sleeves of the frock with golden thread. I had to seam the material with cable ties until I could find a more permanent solution.
2. To create a line in, through, or around something with something in the manner of a seam. The kids seamed the carpet of white snow with their footprints as they trudged across the field. The sun seamed the clouds with sunlight, creating a radiant outline around them.
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seam something with something

to join the edges of something together with something. The worker seamed the two parts of the carpet with a special tool. She seamed the material with a strip of cloth to strengthen the seam.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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