press stud

noun

Definition of press stud

British
: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

press play
  1. : a crowd or crowded condition : throng

  2. : a thronging or crowding forward or together

  3. : 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

  2. : assail, harass

  3. : afflict, oppress

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

  2. : to take by authority especially for public use : commandeer

  3. : to take and force into any usually emergency service

  1. : impressment into service especially in a navy

  2. : a warrant for impressing recruits

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

  2. : a place (such as a farm) where a stud is kept

  3. : 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

  2. : height from floor to ceiling

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

  1. : to furnish (a building, a wall, etc.) with studs

  2. : to adorn, cover, or protect with studs

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


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