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sew·ing

 (sō′ĭng)
n.
1. The act, occupation, or hobby of one who sews.
2. The article on which one is working with needle and thread; needlework.
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sewing

(ˈsəʊɪŋ)
n
(Knitting & Sewing)
a. a piece of cloth, etc, that is sewn or to be sewn
b. (as modifier): sewing basket.
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sew•ing

(ˈsoʊ ɪŋ)

n.
1. the act or work of one who sews.
2. something sewn or to be sewn.
[1275–1325]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sewing - joining or attaching by stitchessewing - joining or attaching by stitches  
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
blind stitching - stitching that is not easily seen or noticed
suturing - surgical joining of two surfaces
2.sewing - needlework on which you are working with needle and threadsewing - needlework on which you are working with needle and thread; "she put her sewing back in the basket"
applique - a decorative design made of one material sewn over another
binding - strip sewn over or along an edge for reinforcement or decoration
gather, gathering - sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching
mend, darn, patch - sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment); "her stockings had several mends"
needlecraft, needlework - a creation created or assembled by needle and thread
patchwork - sewing consisting of pieces of different materials sewn together in a pattern
stitch - a link or loop or knot made by an implement in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or sewing
needle - prick with a needle
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sewing

noun needlework, stitching, needlecraft Her mother had always done all the sewing.
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Translations
خِيَاطَةخِياطَهقِطَع للخِياطَه
šití
syningsytøj
ompelutyö
šivanje
saumaskapur
裁縫
바느질
šivanje
sömnad
การเย็บ
dikişdikiş işi
việc khâu vá

sewing

[ˈsəʊɪŋ]
A. N (activity, object) → costura f
B. CPD sewing basket Ncesta f de costura
sewing machine Nmáquina f de coser
sewing silk Ntorzal m, seda f de coser
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

sewing

[ˈsəʊɪŋ] n
(= activity) → couture f
I like sewing → J'aime faire de la couture.
(= material being sewn) → ouvrage m de couture
a basket full of sewing → un panier plein d'ouvrages de couturesewing machine nmachine f à coudresewing pattern npatron m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

sewing

n (= activity)Nähen nt; (= piece of work)Näharbeit f

sewing

:
sewing basket
nNähkorb m
sewing box
nNähkästchen nt
sewing machine
nNähmaschine f
sewing needle
nNähnadel f
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sewing

[ˈsəʊɪŋ] n (skill, activity) → (il) cucire m; (piece of work) → cucito
I like sewing → mi piace cucire
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

sew

(səu) past tense sewed ; past participle sewn verb
to make, stitch or attach with thread, using a needle. She sewed the pieces together; Have you sewn my button on yet?
ˈsewer noun
She's a good sewer.
ˈsewing noun
1. the activity of sewing. I was taught sewing at school.
2. work to be sewn. She picked up a pile of sewing.
ˈsewing-machine noun
a machine for sewing.
sew up
to fasten completely or mend by sewing.
sewn up
completely settled or arranged. The contract is all sewn up.

to sew (not sow) a button on.
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sewing

خِيَاطَة šití syning Näharbeit ράψιμο costura ompelutyö couture šivanje cucito 裁縫 바느질 naaien søm szycie costura шитье sömnad การเย็บ dikiş việc khâu vá 缝纫
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sewing

n. costura, puntada.
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