reclosable

adjective

re·​clos·​able (ˌ)rē-ˈklō-zə-bəl How to pronounce reclosable (audio)
: capable of being tightly closed again after opening
reclosable packages of bacon

Examples of reclosable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Take Note: The loose powder eyeshadows and body shimmer can get a little messy, so make sure those reclosable sifters stay closed when not in use. Rich Scherr, Parents, 9 Jan. 2024 Test for that by taping down a piece of relatively thick, clear plastic, such as a 3-inch square cut from a reclosable plastic bag. Jeanne Huber, Washington Post, 3 Nov. 2023 Circle the City accepts donations of pre-assembled Kindness Kits — a reclosable zipper plastic bag of hygiene and first-aid supplies. Amy Qin, The Arizona Republic, 12 July 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reclosable was in 1965

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“Reclosable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reclosable. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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