zip fastener

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n zip fastener a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
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Usage

In literature:

He smiled, fastening bands in his cuffs that folded them tightly on his wrists, zipping up his suitcoat and slipping on gloves.
"The Man Who Staked the Stars" by Charles Dye
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In news:

Goodrich was making new rubber galoshes under the name the "Mystik Boot" and its marketing department wanted to add a little " zip " to its newfangled fastener.
It's a doodle to add zip to your day, honoring the birthday of the man who helped introduce the fastening device into everyday clothing.
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