zip fastener


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

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.