overlock

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overlock

(ˈəʊvəˌlɒk)
vb (tr)
(Knitting & Sewing) to sew (a seam, hem, or edge) with a particular stitch that prevents fraying
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The employment of terms like "pseudonym" in modern critical discourse overlocks the positive act of creation involved in the depiction of elegy's mistresses.
That she still has her feet placed firmly on the cutting-room floor is down to an early acknowledgement that fashion design isn't drawing frocks and colouring them in, it's constant, relentless, finger-aching hard work involving sewing machines, bobbins, thread, scissors, overlocks, underpins, offcuts - and pressing - normally done to the tune of a ticking-down clock.
Because the Multistitch overlocks and top-stitches in one-operation, its installation can contribute to large savings in T-shirt and sweatshirt production.
The merging was essential for comparison purposes even though it overlocks discontinuity at the time of migration.