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fastener

[ fas-uh-ner, fah-suh- ]
/ ˈfæs ə nər, ˈfɑ sə- /
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noun

any of various devices for fastening.
any of various devices, as a snap or hook and eye, for holding together two objects or parts sometimes required to be separate, as two edges or flaps of a piece of clothing.
a worker who fastens things together.

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Origin of fastener

First recorded in 1620–30; fasten + -er1
un·fas·ten·er, noun
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