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Noun
A hook or similar restraint used to fasten things together
“If the grounding strap opens at the top, undo the fastening and check to make sure you have it facing the right way.”
Noun
The act of joining or fastening something together
“The figures below illustrate the fastening of the wires on the piece.”
Noun
An ornament fastened to clothing with a hinged pin and catch
Noun
A fastening made by looping a piece of material on itself and tightening it
Noun
Ropes, chains, or other restraints used to hold someone prisoner
Noun
The action or process of adhering to a surface or object
Adjective
Joining
Verb
Present participle for to fasten or fix securely in place
“The belt was fastened with an enormous silver buckle.”
Verb
Present participle for close or do up securely
“She slid the lid over them and wanted to fasten the clasp.”
Verb
Present participle for fix or hold in place
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“She was fastening some of her hair up with glittery clips while the rest cascaded down her neck and back.”
Verb
Present participle for direct one's eyes, thoughts, etc. intently at
“I have to fasten my gaze on a clump of brown hair she holds between her teeth.”
Verb
Present participle for to make or become secure or joined
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“He fastened his horse to a sapling on the bank of the river.”
Verb
Present participle for to close or do up securely
“The dress fastens at the front with ten small buttons.”
Verb
Laying at the door of
“Blame had been fastened on some unknown nutter.”
Verb
Present participle for to single out (someone or something) and concentrate on them or it obsessively
“When you're doing a high-tech type of job, working under pressure against impossible time-scales, you tend to fasten on something silly and obsessive to ease the strain.”
Verb
Present participle for to adhere or stick firmly or closely to
Verb
Present participle for to cover an opening
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Present participle for to pay attention to, or focus on, something closely
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Present participle for to draw or make tight or taut
Verb
Present participle for to put a layer of (something) on a surface
Verb
Present participle for sew temporarily
Verb
Present participle for to decorate (something) with hanging objects
Verb
Present participle for to set with studs
Verb
Present participle for to make use of
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