serging

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noun serg·ing \ˈsər-jiŋ\

Definition of serging

  1. :  the process of overcasting the raw edges of a piece of fabric (as a carpet) to prevent raveling

Origin and Etymology of serging

serge


First Known Use: circa 1909


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