Definition of Fastener. Meaning of Fastener. Synonyms of Fastener

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Definition of Fastener

Fastener
Fastener Fas"ten*er, n. One who, or that which, makes fast or firm.

Meaning of Fastener from wikipedia

- A fastener (US English) or fastening (UK English) is a hardware device that mechanically joins or affixes two or more objects together. In general, fasteners...
- A bolt is a form of threaded fastener with an external male thread requiring a matching pre-formed female thread such as a nut. Bolts are very closely...
- A staple is a type of two-pronged fastener, usually metal, used for joining or binding materials together. Large staples might be used with a hammer or...
- of metal (or wood, called a tree nail or "trunnel") which is used as a fastener, as a peg to hang something, or sometimes as a decoration. Generally, nails...
- (see Differentiation between bolt and **** below) are similar types of fastener typically made of metal and characterized by a helical ridge, called a...
- Hook-and-loop fasteners, hook-and-pile fasteners or touch fasteners (often referred to by the genericized trademark velcro, due to the prominence of the...
- A snap fastener (also called press stud, dome fastener, popper, snap or tich) is a pair of interlocking discs, made out of a metal or plastic, commonly...
- A clevis fastener is a two-piece fastener system consisting of a clevis and a clevis pin. The clevis is a U-shaped piece that has holes at the end of the...
- A zipper, zip, fly, or zip fastener, formerly known as a clasp locker, is a commonly used device for binding the edges of an opening of fabric or other...
- misspelled moly, is a formerly trademarked name for a specialized **** fastener that would reliably fasten objects to plaster or gypsum board hollow walls...