twist tie
noun Date: 1975 a tie used for closing or securing (as a plastic bag) by twisting the ends together

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • twist-tie — [twis′tī΄] n. a short, slender wire covered as with paper or plastic, twisted to tie closed a plastic bag or other wrapper: also written twist tie * * * …   Universalium

  • twist-tie — [twis′tī΄] n. a short, slender wire covered as with paper or plastic, twisted to tie closed a plastic bag or other wrapper: also written twist tie …   English World dictionary

  • Twist tie — A twist tie is a metal wire encased in a thin strip of paper or plastic used to tie the openings of bags such as garbage bags or bread bags. They are often included with boxes of sandwich baggies or trash bags, and are commonly available… …   Wikipedia

  • twist-tie — /ˈtwɪst taɪ/ (say twist tuy) noun a small piece of paper or plastic encased wire for fastening plastic bags …   Australian English dictionary

  • twist tie — a short wire, usually enveloped in paper or plastic, used to tie closed a bag, wrapper, etc. * * * …   Universalium

  • twist tie — a short wire, usually enveloped in paper or plastic, used to tie closed a bag, wrapper, etc. * * * n. a small piece of paper or plastic covered wire, to be twisted around the neck of a plastic bag as a closure * * * noun, pl ⋯ ties [count] US : a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tie (cavity wall) — The tie in a cavity wall is used to tie the internal and external walls(or leafs) constructed of bricks or cementatious blocks together. It is placed in the cavity wall during construction and spans the cavity. The ends of the tie are designed to …   Wikipedia

  • twist — 1 verb 1 BEND (T) to bend and turn something several times, especially in order to make something or to tie it to something: twist sth into/around etc: She twisted the wire into the shape of a star. 2 MOVE (I) to turn a part of your body around… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Tie One — Infobox Artist bgcolour = name = Tie One imagesize = caption = birthname = Jonathan Lim birthdate = June 19 1979 location = Philippines deathdate = March 18 1998 deathplace = San Francisco, USA nationality = American field = Graffiti training =… …   Wikipedia

  • tie — 1. noun /taɪ/ a) A necktie (item of clothing consisting of a strip of cloth tied around the neck). See also bow tie, black tie. The FA Cup third round tie between Liverpool and Cardiff was their first meeting in the competition since 1957. b) The …   Wiktionary

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