welt seam


welt seam
noun or welted seam
1. : a seam with cord welting inserted
2. : a flat thickened seam stitched first on the wrong side and then on the right side

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • welt — (w[e^]lt), n. [OE. welte, probably fr. W. gwald a hem, a welt, gwaldu to welt or to hem.] [1913 Webster] 1. That which, being sewed or otherwise fastened to an edge or border, serves to guard, strengthen, or adorn it; as: (a) A small cord covered …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Welt joint — welt welt (w[e^]lt), n. [OE. welte, probably fr. W. gwald a hem, a welt, gwaldu to welt or to hem.] [1913 Webster] 1. That which, being sewed or otherwise fastened to an edge or border, serves to guard, strengthen, or adorn it; as: (a) A small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • welt — /welt/, n. 1. a ridge or wale on the surface of the body, as from a blow of a stick or whip. 2. a blow producing such a ridge or wale. 3. Shoemaking. a. a strip, as of leather, set in between the outsole of a shoe and the edges of its insole and… …   Universalium

  • welt — [welt] n. [ME welte, prob. akin to OE wealtan, to roll: for IE base see WALK] 1. a strip of leather stitched into the seam between the sole and upper of a shoe to strengthen the joining 2. a strip of material, often folded over a cord, placed at… …   English World dictionary

  • welt — n. strip of leather on shoe; bump on skin (from a lash, bite etc.); border of garment, reinforcement of a seam v. whip, flog; sew a border or a reinforcement on a seam; strengthen joint between sole and upper of shoe with piece of leather …   English contemporary dictionary

  • welt — /wɛlt / (say welt) noun 1. a ridge or wale on the surface of the body, as from the stroke of a stick or whip. 2. a stroke of this kind. 3. a strip of leather set in between the edges of the inner sole and upper and the outer sole of a shoe. 4. a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • welt — I. noun Etymology: Middle English welte Date: 15th century 1. a strip between a shoe sole and upper through which they are stitched or stapled together 2. a doubled edge, strip, insert, or seam (as on a garment) for ornament or reinforcement 3. a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • welt — 1. noun a) A raised mark on the body caused by a blow; a wheal or weal. b) A strip of leather set into the seam between the outsole of a shoe and the upper, through which these parts are joined by stitching or stapling. 2. verb …   Wiktionary

  • welted seam — noun see welt seam …   Useful english dictionary

  • boxed seam — noun : a decorative seam having the welt on the outside and made similar to a French seam …   Useful english dictionary