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sewing

EN[-əʊɪŋ]
WSewing
  • Sewing is the craft of fastening or attaching objects using stitches made with a needle and thread. Sewing is one of the oldest of the textile arts, arising in the Paleolithic era.
  • For thousands of years, all sewing was done by hand.
  • The first known use of the word sewing was in the 14th century.
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    Definition of sewing in English Dictionary

  • NounPLsewingsSUF-ing
    1. The action of the verb to sew.
      1. Something that is being or has been sewn.
        1. She put down her sewing and went to answer the door.
        2. The sewing has come undone on this seam.
    2. Verb
      1. present participle of sew.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Can you teach me to sew?  Can you teach sewing to me? ‎
          • The hundreds of embroiderers and stitchers hunched over clattering sewing machines at the New Era Cap factory could be forgiven for thinking these are good times.
          • When sewing strip sets, use a lighthanded approach feeding the strips under the presser foot so the crosswise grain isn't stretched.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
            • Singularia tantum
              • Uncountable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Participles
                  • Present participles
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            2. en sewing up
            3. en sewing room
            4. en sewing needle
            5. en sewing circle
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            Grammatically, this word "sewing" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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