Velcro

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Vel·​cro | \ ˈvel-(ˌ)krō How to pronounce Velcro (audio) \

Definition of Velcro

used for a closure consisting of a piece of fabric of small hooks that sticks to a corresponding fabric of small loops

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“Velcro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Velcro. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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Velcro

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English Language Learners Definition of Velcro

used for a nylon fabric that can be fastened to itself

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