press stud


Definition of press stud


  1. :  a device that fastens something by closing or locking with a short, sharp sound; especially :  a set of two metal or plastic pieces that fit tightly together when pressed pockets with press studs

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a crowd or crowded condition :  throng

    :  a thronging or crowding forward or together

    :  an apparatus or machine by which a substance is cut or shaped, an impression of a body is taken, a material is compressed, pressure is applied to a body, liquid is expressed, or a cutting tool is fed into the work by pressure

  1. :  to act upon through steady pushing or thrusting force exerted in contact :  squeeze

    :  assail, harass

    :  afflict, oppress

  1. :  to force into service especially in an army or navy :  impress

    :  to take by authority especially for public use :  commandeer

    :  to take and force into any usually emergency service

  1. :  impressment into service especially in a navy

    :  a warrant for impressing recruits

  1. :  a group of animals and especially horses kept primarily for breeding

    :  a place (as a farm) where a stud is kept

    :  studhorse

  1. :  one of the smaller uprights in the framing of the walls of a building to which sheathing, paneling, or laths are fastened :  scantling

    :  height from floor to ceiling

    :  a boss, rivet, or nail with a large head used (as on a shield or belt) for ornament or protection

  1. :  to furnish (as a building or wall) with studs

    :  to adorn, cover, or protect with studs

    :  to set, mark, or decorate conspicuously often at intervals

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