Hem

A hem in sewing is a garment finishing method, where the edge of a piece of cloth is folded narrowly and sewn to prevent unravelling of the fabric. ==Methods== There are many different styles of hems of varying complexities. The most common hem folds up a cut edge, folds it up again, and then sews it down. The style of hemming thus completely encl...
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Hem

• (v. i.) To make the sound expressed by the word hem; hence, to hesitate in speaking. • (pron.) Them • (v. t.) To border; to edge • (v. t.) To form a hem or border to; to fold and sew down the edge of. • (interj.) An onomatopoetic word used as an expression of hesitation, doubt, etc. It is often a sort of voluntary half co...
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Hem

(from the article `Akbar`) Humyn had barely established his authority when he died, in 1556. Within a few months his governors lost several important places, including Delhi ... Akbar (ruled 1556–1605) was proclaimed emperor amid gloomy circumstances. Delhi and Agra were threatened by Hemu—the Hindu general of the Sr ruler, .....
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hem

noun lap that forms a cloth border doubled back and stitched down
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Hem

[knitting] A hem in knitting is the edge of a piece of knitted fabric that is parallel to the rows of stitches, as compared to a selvage which is perpendicular to the hem and rows of stitches. Hems can be made in several ways. The simplest approach is to bind off, possibly with decorative elements such as picots. This approach adds no extra...
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Hem

Hem (hĕm) pron. [ Middle English , from Anglo-Saxon him , heom , dative plural of. he. See He , They .] Them [ Obsolete] Chaucer.
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Hem

Hem interj. An onomatopoetic word used as an expression of hesitation, doubt, etc. It is often a sort of voluntary half cough, loud or subdued, and would perhaps be better expressed by hm . « Cough or cry hem , if anybody come.» Shak.
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Hem

Hem intransitive verb [ √15. See Hem , interj. ] To make the sound expressed by the word hem ; hence, to hesitate in speaking. ' Hem , and stroke thy beard.' Shak.
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Hem

Hem noun An utterance or sound of the voice, hem or hm , often indicative of hesitation or doubt, sometimes used to call attention. 'His morning hems .' Spectator.
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Hem

Hem transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Hemmed ; present participle & verbal noun Hemming .] 1. To form a hem or border to; to fold and sew down the edge of. Wordsworth. 2. To border; to edge « Al...
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HEM

acronym: Harmonizations of Environmental Measurement (program)
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Hem

Fabric that it turned up on the lower edge of a garment or sleeve to provide a finished edge. Often extra fabric is left in the hem with children's clothing to allow for growth (especially skirts and slacks).
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HEM

Healthcare Environmental Manager
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hem

Lower edge of textile and fabric items, such as clothing and curtains, which is folded over and sewn so as not to f...
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hem

Lower edge of textile and fabric items, such as clothing and curtains, which is folded over and sewn so as not to fray. When properly sewn, the hem is virtually invisible on the right side of the fabric
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Hem

The finish formed by folding back the raw edge of a garment to the wrong side.
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hem

[n] - lap that forms a cloth border doubled back and stitched down 2. [v] - fold over and sew together to provide with a hem 3. [v] - utter`hem` or`ahem`
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