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fastening

noun

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fastening

verb
present participle of fasten

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2 to put securely in place or in a desired position
  • don't forget to fasten all the lines on your tent

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3 to fix (as one's attention) steadily toward a central objective
  • if you could fasten your attention on one task for more than a minute, you just might get something done

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The first known use of fastening was in the 12th century

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“Fastening.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fastening. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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