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 for Seam blast
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Seam \Seam\, n. [OE. seem, seam, AS. se['a]m; akin to D. zoom,
     OHG. soum, G. saum, LG. soom, Icel. saumr, Sw. & Dan. s["o]m,
     and E. sew. [root] 156. See Sew to fasten with thread.]
     1. The fold or line formed by sewing together two pieces of
        cloth or leather.
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     2. Hence, a line of junction; a joint; a suture, as on a
        ship, a floor, or other structure; the line of union, or
        joint, of two boards, planks, metal plates, etc.
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              Precepts should be so finely wrought together . . .
              that no coarse seam may discover where they join.
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     3. (Geol. & Mining) A thin layer or stratum; a narrow vein
        between two thicker strata; as, a seam of coal.
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     4. A line or depression left by a cut or wound; a scar; a
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     Seam blast, a blast made by putting the powder into seams
        or cracks of rocks.
     Seam lace, a lace used by carriage makers to cover seams
        and edges; -- called also seaming lace.
     Seam presser. (Agric.)
        (a) A heavy roller to press down newly plowed furrows.
        (b) A tailor's sadiron for pressing seams. --Knight.
     Seam set, a set for flattering the seams of metal sheets,
        leather work, etc.
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