hasp
noun Etymology: Middle English, alteration from Old English hæpse; akin to Middle High German haspe hasp Date: before 12th century any of several devices for fastening; especially a fastener especially for a door or lid consisting of a hinged metal strap that fits over a staple and is secured by a pin or padlock • hasp transitive verb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:
(to be put over a staple) /


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  • HASP — (англ. Hardware Against Software Piracy)  это мультиплатформенная аппаратно программная система защиты программ и данных от нелегального использования и несанкционированного распространения, разработанная компанией Aladdin Knowledge… …   Википедия

  • hasp — /hasp/, n. 1. a clasp for a door, lid, etc., esp. one passing over a staple and fastened by a pin or a padlock. v.t. 2. to fasten with or as with a hasp. [bef. 1000; ME; OE haesp, haepse; c. G Haspe hasp; akin to D haspel reel, ON hespa skein,… …   Universalium

  • hasp — [hasp, häsp] n. [ME < OE hæsp, by metathesis < hæpse, akin to Ger haspe < IE base * kap , to grasp > HAVE] a hinged metal fastening for a door, window, lid, etc.; esp., a metal piece that fits over a staple and is held in place by a… …   English World dictionary

  • Hasp — (h[.a]sp), n. [OE. hasp, hesp, AS. h[ae]pse; akin to G. haspe, h[ a]spe, Sw. & Dan. haspe, Icel. hespa.] [1913 Webster] 1. A clasp, especially a metal strap permanently fast at one end to a staple or pin, while the other passes over a staple, and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hasp — Hasp, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hasped} (h[.a]spt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hasping}.] [AS. h[ae]psian.] To shut or fasten with a hasp. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hasp — [ha:sp US hæsp] n [: Old English; Origin: hAsp] a flat piece of metal used to fasten a door, lid etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hasp — (n.) O.E. hæpse fastening, clip, with later O.E. metathesis of p and s . Related to O.N. hespa hasp, fastening, M.Du., Ger. haspe clamp, hinge, hook, of uncertain origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • hasp — hasp; un·hasp; …   English syllables

  • hasp- — *hasp germ.?, Substantiv: nhd. Haspe, Türhaken, Haken ( Maskulinum), Strang; ne. hinge, string (Neutrum); Rekontruktionsbasis: got.; Etymologie: unbekannt; Weiterleben: got. *hasp a …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • HASP — can refer to: *A piece of hardware; see clasp *Hardware Against Software Piracy *Houston Automated Spooling Program …   Wikipedia

  • hasp — [ hæsp ] noun count a flat piece of metal that fits over a curved piece in order to fasten a door or lid …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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