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Fastener   /fˈæsənər/  /fˈæsnər/   Listen
Fastener

noun
1.
A person who fastens or makes fast.
2.
Restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place.  Synonyms: fastening, fixing, holdfast.



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"Fastener" Quotes from Famous Books



... sheets together at the top left hand corner with a paper fastener, the pointed ends of the fastener being at the top. Do not pin the sheets; do not stitch them; whatever else you do, refrain from stitching them all the way down the left hand side, as this process makes it irritatingly difficult to turn ...
— Journalism for Women - A Practical Guide • E.A. Bennett

... given to the adornment of the most beautiful embellishment of Freeland—its queenly women. Certainly their dress is shapely, and I have nowhere noticed such a correct taste in the choice of the most becoming forms and colours; but of actual ornaments one sees none at all. Here and there a gold fastener in the hair, here and there a gold or silver brooch on the dress—that is all; precious stones and pearls seem to be avoided by the ladies here. What is the reason ...
— Freeland - A Social Anticipation • Theodor Hertzka



Words linked to "Fastener" :   press stud, constraint, pin, button, clip, zip, individual, toggle, fillet, restraint, somebody, karabiner, grommet, person, bellyband, knot, snap, sealing wax, loop, clothes peg, mortal, holdfast, clinch, lashing, dowel, clothespin, zip fastener, snap ring, joggle, catch, fastening, tie-in, nail, soul, lock, carabiner, cottar, cleat, link, dowel pin, grummet, cringle, someone, hook and eye, seal, sash fastener, paper fastener, snap fastener, wiggle nail, fixing, screw, nut and bolt, eyelet, buckle, tie, clasp, fasten, cotter, locker, zipper, linkup, clothes pin, toggle bolt, stopping



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