fastening

noun fas·ten·ing \ ˈfas-niŋ , ˈfa-sᵊn-iŋ \

Examples of fastening in a Sentence

  1. a coat with button and loop fastenings

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First Known Use of fastening

12th century

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Definition of fastening for English Language Learners

  • : something that fastens one thing to another thing


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fastening

noun fas·ten·ing \ ˈfa-sᵊn-iŋ \

Definition of fastening for Students

: something that holds another thing shut or in the right position

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