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fas·ten·er

 (făs′ə-nər)
n.
1. A device, such as a clip, pin, or clasp, that attaches something firmly to something else.
2. A device, such as a seat belt, that secures a person or object.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fastener - a person who fastens or makes fast; "he found the door fastened and wondered who the fastener was"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
2.fastener - restraint that attaches to something or holds something in placefastener - restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
bellyband - a strap around the belly of a draft animal holding the shafts of a wagon
buckle - fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong
button - a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
carabiner, karabiner, snap ring - an oblong metal ring with a spring clip; used in mountaineering to attach a rope to a piton or to connect two ropes
catch - a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
clasp - a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together
cleat - a fastener (usually with two projecting horns) around which a rope can be secured
clinch - the flattened part of a nail or bolt or rivet
clip - any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together
clothes peg, clothes pin, clothespin - wood or plastic fastener; for holding clothes on a clothesline
corrugated fastener, wiggle nail - a small strip of corrugated steel with sharp points on one side; hammered across wood joints in rough carpentry
cottar, cotter - fastener consisting of a wedge or pin inserted through a slot to hold two other pieces together
cringle, grommet, grummet, loop, eyelet - fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines
dowel, dowel pin, joggle - a fastener that is inserted into holes in two adjacent pieces and holds them together
stopping, fillet - fastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to join steel members
hook and eye - a kind of fastener used on clothing
knot - any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object
lashing - rope that is used for fastening something to something else; "the boats were held together by lashings"
linkup, tie-in, link, tie - a fastener that serves to join or connect; "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"
lock - a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
locker - a fastener that locks or closes
nail - a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener
nut and bolt - a fastener made by screwing a nut onto a threaded bolt
paper fastener - a fastener for holding a sheet of paper in place
pin - a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
constraint, restraint - a device that retards something's motion; "the car did not have proper restraints fitted"
screw - a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head
seal - fastener that provides a tight and perfect closure
seal, sealing wax - fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm; used for sealing documents and parcels and letters
slide fastener, zip fastener, zipper, zip - a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
press stud, snap fastener, snap - a fastener used on clothing; fastens with a snapping sound; "children can manage snaps better than buttons"
toggle - a fastener consisting of a peg or pin or crosspiece that is inserted into an eye at the end of a rope or a chain or a cable in order to fasten it to something (as another rope or chain or cable)
toggle bolt - a fastener consisting of a threaded bolt and a hinged spring-loaded toggle; used to fasten objects to hollow walls

fastener

noun
A device for fastening or for checking motion:
Translations
أداة تَثْبيت، إبْزيم
klipssponazip
lås
kiinnitinkiinnittäjä
festing

fastener

[ˈfɑːsnəʳ] N [of necklace, bag, box] → cierre m; (on dress) → corchete m; (for papers) → grapa f; (= zip fastener) → cremallera f

fastener

[ˈfɑːsnər] fastening [ˈfɑːsnɪŋ] nfermeture f, attache f
Velcro fastener → fermeture f velcro® zip fastener

fastener

, fastening
nVerschluss m

fastener

[ˈfɑːsnəʳ] fastening [ˈfaːsnɪŋ] nchiusura, fermaglio; (zip) → chiusura f lampo inv

fasten

(ˈfaːsn) verb
to fix or join (together). Fasten the gate!; She fastened a flower to the front of her dress; He fastened his eyes upon her face.
ˈfastener noun
something that fastens things (together). a zip-fastener.
References in classic literature ?
My hat had gone, and my collar had burst away from its fastener.
In this there was surely something mysterious, and she indulged in the flattering suggestion for half a minute, till the possibility of the door's having been at first unlocked, and of being herself its fastener, darted into her head, and cost her another blush.
Take twenty dozen of these fasteners and I'll not visit any other store.
Raking the samples of col- lar fasteners off the counter into a black leather bag, he ran.
Large sitting-room on the right side, well furnished, with long windows almost to the floor, and those preposterous English window fasteners which a child could open.
Barred windows are usually devoid of other fasteners worthy the name; this one was no exception to that foolish rule, and a push with the pen-knife did its business.
Joining this company's self-clinching fasteners is Type PFC4 stainless steel panel fastener designed to install flush on one side into thin stainless steel sheets.
As industrialization efforts continue in these countries, fastener demand will rise with increasing construction activity and manufacturing output, particularly production of motor vehicles and other equipment in which fasteners are essential components.
II-2 Modular Manufacturing & Production Platforms: The Cornerstone of Fastener Demand.
Plastic Side fastener Heavy Duty Open End Reversible Slider OG 72 cm,49951 Nos.
29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Auto Fastener & Clip Industry Report 2014" report to their offering.
Gains will be supported by rebounding levels of motor vehicle manufacturing, a segment that makes up roughly one-quarter of all fastener demand.