seam in French and example sentences

seam in French

Pronunciation
n. couture; jonction, ligne de démarcation; ride; gisement; cannelure, fissure, cicatrice
v. faire une couture à, coudre; rider

Example Sentences

The cinema is bursting at the seams.
Le cinéma est plein à craquer.
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We are suspicious that the larger Member States seek to unpick the seams of the Community fabric.
Nous craignons que les États membres les plus puissants cherchent à détricoter le tissu communautaire.
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What needs to be done today to give new impetus to this road map, which is coming apart at the seams?
Que faut-il aujourd'hui pour redonner vigueur à cette feuille de route qui est bien mal en point?
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The seam was first mined over 50 years ago and yielded the raw material of reconciliation.
Le charbon a commencé il y a plus de 50 ans: c’était le minerai de la réconciliation.
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This aggressive trade policy is making the European textile and clothing sector crack at the seams.
Cette politique commerciale agressive fait craquer de toutes parts le secteur européen du textile et de l’habillement.
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Dictionary Extension
Synonyms for seam
joint: weld, coupling, juncture, connection, union
Verb forms for seam
Present participle: seaming
Present: seam (3.person: seams)
Past: seamed
Future: will seam
Present conditional: would seam
Present Perfect: have seamed (3.person: has seamed)
Past Perfect: had seamed
Future Perfect: will have seamed
Past conditional: would have seamed