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{n: Singer, Isaac M. Singer, Isaac Merrit Singer} United States inventor of an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1811-1875)



{n: chain stitch} looped machine stitch resembling the links of a chain; used in embroidery and in machine stitching

{n: lockstitch} machine stitch in which the top thread interlocks with the bobbin thread

{n: machine stitch, sewing-machine stitch} made by a sewing machine using two threads

{n: serger} a sewing machine that overcasts the raw edges of a fabric with a V-shaped stitch


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