slide fastener


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slide fastener

n
(Clothing & Fashion) chiefly US and Canadian another name for zip1

zip•per

(ˈzɪp ər)
n.
1. Also called slide fastener. a device for fastening clothing, luggage, etc., consisting of two parallel tracks of teeth or coils that can be interlocked or separated by the pulling of a slide between them.
2. a large illuminated display of news bulletins or advertisements that rapidly and continously flash by on an upper part of a building.
3. a person or thing that zips.
v.t., v.i.
4. zip 2.
[1920–25, Amer.; formerly a trademark; see zip1, -er1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slide fastener - a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tabslide fastener - a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
cardigan - knitted jacket that is fastened up the front with buttons or a zipper
dress, frock - a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
fastening, holdfast, fastener, fixing - restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
skirt - a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
trouser, pant - (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately; "he had a sharp crease in his trousers"
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Efforts to invent a slide fastener, Friedel tells us, began in 1893, but the device didn't actually work right until about 1920.
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