fastener
noun see fasten

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Fastener — Fas ten*er, n. One who, or that which, makes fast or firm. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fastener — index connection (fastening), handcuff Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fastener — [n] holder bolt, buckle, button, catch, clasp, fastening, latch, lock, rivet, screw, snap; concept 499 …   New thesaurus

  • fastener — [fas′ənər, fäs′ənər] n. 1. a person who fastens 2. any of various devices for fastening things together; fastening …   English World dictionary

  • Fastener — A fastener is a hardware device that mechanically joins or affixes two or more objects together.Fasteners can also be used to close a container such as a bag, a box, or an envelope; or they may involve keeping together the sides of an opening of… …   Wikipedia

  • fastener — noun 1. a person who fastens or makes fast he found the door fastened and wondered who the fastener was • Derivationally related forms: ↑fasten • Hypernyms: ↑person, ↑individual, ↑someone, ↑somebody, ↑mor …   Useful english dictionary

  • fastener — fastening UK [ˈfɑːsnɪŋ] / US [ˈfæsnɪŋ] or fastener UK [ˈfɑːsnə(r)] / US [ˈfæsnər] noun [countable] Word forms fastening : singular fastening plural fastenings Word forms fastener : singular fastener plural fasteners 1) something such as a lock,… …   English dictionary

  • fastener — See lift the dot fastener snap fastener …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • fastener — noun Fastener is used after these nouns: ↑zip …   Collocations dictionary

  • fastener — Synonyms and related words: adhesive, affixation, anchor, annexation, attachment, band, bandage, bar, barrette, bellyband, belt, bind, binding, binding stone, binding twine, bobby pin, bollard, bolt, bond, bonder, bondstone, box hook, brace,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fastener — [[t]fɑ͟ːsənə(r), fæ̱s [/t]] fasteners N COUNT A fastener is a device such as a button, zip, or small hook that fastens something, especially clothing …   English dictionary

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