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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
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
Noun
An ornament fastened to clothing, typically with a hinged pin and catch
Adjective
Joining
Verb
Present participle for to join or connect securely together
“A pipe crew following behind them on foot would fasten the joints together.”
Verb
Present participle for to fix or hold securely in place
“Sandpaper the piece thoroughly and fasten it in place with glue.”
Verb
Present participle for to attach something to another loosely, such as with a clip or hook
“Make sure your dog is standing or sitting still while you fasten the leash to the collar.”
Verb
Present participle for to tie or hitch something, especially to something that is secured or moored
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“Dismounting, he proceeded to fasten his horse to a bending limb which hung over the garden wall.”
Verb
Present participle for to do up a garment or similar object with a zip, buttons, etc.
“He tried to fasten his jacket, but the zip had gone wonky again.”
Verb
Present participle for to shut or close off securely
“A solid wooden bar slides across the door and frame to fasten the door shut.”
Verb
Present participle for to direct one's eyes, thoughts, etc. intently at
“I could not help but to fasten my gaze on a clump of brown hair she held between her teeth.”
Verb
Present participle for to assign or ascribe something to
“Unable to fasten the blame on any person or cause in particular, they become generally discontented, and develop into seditious demagogues.”
Verb
Present participle for to single out (someone or something) and concentrate on them or it obsessively
“When you're working under pressure, you tend to fasten on something silly and obsessive to ease the strain.”
Verb
Present participle for to pay attention to, or focus on, something closely
Verb
Present participle for sew temporarily
Verb
Present participle for to decorate (something) with hanging objects
Verb
Present participle for to tie or roll up (a number of things) together as though into a parcel
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