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fastening

[ fas-uh-ning, fah-suh- ]
/ ˈfæs ə nɪŋ, ˈfɑ sə- /
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noun
something that fastens, as a lock or clasp.
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Origin of fastening

Middle English word dating back to 1125–75; see origin at fasten, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for fastening

fastening
/ (ˈfɑːsənɪŋ) /

noun
something that fastens, such as a clasp or lock
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