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How to Pronounce hem?

Correct pronunciation for the word "hem" is [hˈɛm], [hˈɛm], [h_ˈɛ_m].

What are the misspellings for hem?

"Hem" in context

Hem is a type of decorative stitching used to strengthen fabric and provide it with a finished border. It is often used in clothing, curtains, bedding and other home furnishings to give them a more polished look. It can be done in various ways, including machine sewing, hand sewing and even with a curved needle. Depending on the fabric and desired effect, the size of the hem may vary.

Hems are typically tucked and folded inwards, with the excess fabric removed, creating a neat and clean edge. Machine stitching is the most popular way of hemming fabrics, because of its precise and even stitching.

What are similar-sounding words for hem?

Usage over time for hem:

This graph shows how "hem" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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