twist tie

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twist tie

n.
A short length of wire encased in a strip of paper, plastic, or foil, designed to be twisted around an item or items as a fastener.
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The pot with label and seed is carefully placed in the clear plastic bag, and the bag closed at the top with a twist-tie or elastic to form a mini-greenhouse for the seed.
com)-- Happy Hale Designs to launch the Twist-Tie Pod that dispenses fresh twist-ties at the length you need, whenever you need one.
MATERIALS: 6 sheets or colored tissue paper * Twist-tie or flexible metal wire * Scissors * Ruler
Tape the twist-tie down to the card to support the finger so that it stands up.
Water pressure forces all the air from the bag, which you seal off with a twist-tie below the water line.
If we study informal children's work, we find plastic coffee-lid faces, salad-container terrariums and twist-tie pocket sculptures.
But the plastic-bag bat, with its beady twist-tie eyes, will undoubtedly generate the most rubbernecking at the Getty, where it will be suspended at around eye level and lighted dramatically from below.
For extra firmness, add a twist-tie just below the rubber band.
Each kit contains absorbent powder, disposable gloves, paperboard spatula, towel, AlcoWipe Antimicrobial Wipe, biohazard bag with twist-tie, and easy-to-follow instructions.
You can also use a clear plastic bag, closing it with a twist-tie.
We chose this equipment to answer consumer complaints about twist-tie trash bags that fail at the seals.