slide fastener

slide fastener
noun Date: 1934 zipper

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • slide fastener — ☆ slide fastener n. a zipper or a zipperlike device having two grooved plastic edges joined or separated by a sliding tab, or pull …   English World dictionary

  • slide fastener — slide′ fas tener n. clo zipper 1) • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • slide fastener — noun a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab • Syn: ↑zip, ↑zipper, ↑zip fastener • Derivationally related forms: ↑zipper (for: ↑zipper), ↑zip ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • slide fastener — noun A zip fastener …   Wiktionary

  • slide fastener — zipper (def. 2). [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • slide fastener — zipper …   English contemporary dictionary

  • slide fastener — /ˈslaɪd fasənə/ (say sluyd fahsuhnuh) noun → zip1 (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • slide — v. & n. v. (past and past part. slid) 1 a intr. move along a smooth surface with continuous contact on the same part of the thing moving (cf. ROLL). b tr. cause to do this (slide the drawer into place). 2 intr. move quietly; glide; go smoothly… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 — 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

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