lap seam

noun
variants: or less commonly lapped seam

Definition of lap seam

: a seam in which the edges overlap especially : a seam in leather or cloth made by extending a cut or folded edge over a cut edge to the width of the seam allowance and stitching in place

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“Lap seam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lap%20seam. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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