zip tie

noun

Definition of zip tie

: a plastic strip that can be threaded through its end and tightened so as to fasten something especially : flex-cuff

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Other Words from zip tie

zip-tie \ ˈzip-​ˌtī How to pronounce zip tie (audio) \ verb

Examples of zip tie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Brown gripped the slippery specimen, punching a hole in its dorsal fin and attaching a zip tie bearing a microchip. Author: Richard Read, Anchorage Daily News, 26 July 2021 Brown gripped the slippery specimen, punching a hole in its dorsal fin and attaching a zip tie bearing a microchip. Author: Richard Read, Anchorage Daily News, 26 July 2021 Brown gripped the slippery specimen, punching a hole in its dorsal fin and attaching a zip tie bearing a microchip. Author: Richard Read, Anchorage Daily News, 26 July 2021 Brown gripped the slippery specimen, punching a hole in its dorsal fin and attaching a zip tie bearing a microchip. Author: Richard Read, Anchorage Daily News, 26 July 2021 Brown gripped the slippery specimen, punching a hole in its dorsal fin and attaching a zip tie bearing a microchip. Author: Richard Read, Anchorage Daily News, 26 July 2021 Brown gripped the slippery specimen, punching a hole in its dorsal fin and attaching a zip tie bearing a microchip. Author: Richard Read, Anchorage Daily News, 26 July 2021 Brown gripped the slippery specimen, punching a hole in its dorsal fin and attaching a zip tie bearing a microchip. Author: Richard Read, Anchorage Daily News, 26 July 2021 Brown gripped the slippery specimen, punching a hole in its dorsal fin and attaching a zip tie bearing a microchip. Author: Richard Read, Anchorage Daily News, 26 July 2021

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First Known Use of zip tie

1983, in the meaning defined above

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20 Oct 2021

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“Zip tie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zip%20tie. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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