hasp


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hasp

 (hăsp)
n.
A metal fastener with a hinged slotted part that fits over a staple and is secured by a pin, bolt, or padlock.
tr.v. hasped, hasp·ing, hasps
To close or lock with such a fastener.

[Middle English, from Old English hæsp, hæpse.]

hasp

(hɑːsp)
n
(Building) a metal fastening consisting of a hinged strap with a slot that fits over a staple and is secured by a pin, bolt, or padlock
vb
(Building) (tr) to secure (a door, window, etc) with a hasp
[Old English hæpse; related to Old Norse hespa, Old High German haspa hasp, Dutch haspel reel, Sanskrit capa bow]

hasp

(hæsp)

n.
1. a clasp for a door, lid, etc., esp. one passing over a staple and fastened by a pin or a padlock.
v.t.
2. to fasten with or as if with a hasp.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English hæsp, hæpse, c. Middle Low German haspe, hespe, Old High German haspa, Old Norse hespa]

hasp


Past participle: hasped
Gerund: hasping

Imperative
hasp
hasp
Present
I hasp
you hasp
he/she/it hasps
we hasp
you hasp
they hasp
Preterite
I hasped
you hasped
he/she/it hasped
we hasped
you hasped
they hasped
Present Continuous
I am hasping
you are hasping
he/she/it is hasping
we are hasping
you are hasping
they are hasping
Present Perfect
I have hasped
you have hasped
he/she/it has hasped
we have hasped
you have hasped
they have hasped
Past Continuous
I was hasping
you were hasping
he/she/it was hasping
we were hasping
you were hasping
they were hasping
Past Perfect
I had hasped
you had hasped
he/she/it had hasped
we had hasped
you had hasped
they had hasped
Future
I will hasp
you will hasp
he/she/it will hasp
we will hasp
you will hasp
they will hasp
Future Perfect
I will have hasped
you will have hasped
he/she/it will have hasped
we will have hasped
you will have hasped
they will have hasped
Future Continuous
I will be hasping
you will be hasping
he/she/it will be hasping
we will be hasping
you will be hasping
they will be hasping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hasping
you have been hasping
he/she/it has been hasping
we have been hasping
you have been hasping
they have been hasping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hasping
you will have been hasping
he/she/it will have been hasping
we will have been hasping
you will have been hasping
they will have been hasping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hasping
you had been hasping
he/she/it had been hasping
we had been hasping
you had been hasping
they had been hasping
Conditional
I would hasp
you would hasp
he/she/it would hasp
we would hasp
you would hasp
they would hasp
Past Conditional
I would have hasped
you would have hasped
he/she/it would have hasped
we would have hasped
you would have hasped
they would have hasped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hasp - a fastener for a door or lid; a hinged metal plate is fitted over a staple and is locked with a pin or padlock
catch - a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
Verb1.hasp - secure or lock with a hasp
fasten, fix, secure - cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
Translations

hasp

[hɑːsp] N (for padlock) → hembrilla f; (on window) → falleba f; (on box, book) → cierre m

hasp

[ˈhɑːsp] nmoraillon m

hasp

n (for chest, door etc) → Überfall m; (for book covers) → (Verschluss)spange f, → Schließe f
References in classic literature ?
The hasp snapped sharply in its hole, and Miss Ophelia turned the key, and pocketed it in triumph.
Many critics consider this leather too cold in tone; but I consider this its highest merit, since it was evidently made so to emphasize by contrast the impassioned fervor of the hasp.
To the surprise of Agatha, who had last seen this gate off its hinges and only attached to the post by a rusty chain and padlock, it was now rehung and fastened by a new hasp.
When they were safe under the veranda, panting, laughing, grumbling, or congratulating themselves on having been so close to a place of shelter, Miss Wilson observed, with some uneasiness, a spade--new, like the hasp of the gate--sticking upright in a patch of ground that someone had evidently been digging lately.
Then when you hear him retire for the night, you must open the shutters of your window, undo the hasp, put your lamp there as a signal to us, and then withdraw quietly with everything which you are likely to want into the room which you used to occupy.
Her fearful curiosity was every moment growing greater; and seizing, with trembling hands, the hasp of the lock, she resolved at all hazards to satisfy herself at least as to its contents.
Yolland dived into this rubbish, and brought up an old japanned tin case, with a cover to it, and a hasp to hang it up by-- the sort of thing they use, on board ship, for keeping their maps and charts, and such-like, from the wet.
She has joined the two chains, and has fastened them to the hasp in the tin case.
Since 2006, the HASP program has selected more than 110 payloads for flights, involving more than 800 students from across the United States.
Though the balloon facility is in Palestine, Texas, the former-UFO HASP balloon was launched from Fort Sumner, New Mexico.
Employees who use the lockout-tagout safety procedure can lock multiple padlocks onto the scissor hasp to secure dangerous machinery, preventing anyone powering up the machine while personnel are inside.
The hasp and staple should be fitted to the door with coach-bolts, secured on the inside with a large washer and lock nut.