Definition of Fastening

1. Noun. Restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place.




2. Noun. The act of fastening things together.
Exact synonyms: Attachment
Generic synonyms: Connection, Connexion, Joining
Specialized synonyms: Bonding, Soldering, Doweling, Earthing, Grounding, Linkage, Ligature, Tying, Welding, Fixation
Derivative terms: Attach, Fasten

Definition of Fastening

1. n. Anything that binds and makes fast, as a lock, catch, bolt, bar, buckle, etc.

Definition of Fastening

1. Verb. Present participle of ''to fasten.'' ¹

2. Noun. a hook or similar restraint used to fasten things together ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fastening

1. [n -S]

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fastening (current term)
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Literary usage of Fastening

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1. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1882)
"Tack, a small nail, a fastening; also to fasten. (C.) ME takke, tak, ... P. Hence a tack or rope fastening a sail ; also the verb tack, to sew slightly. ..."

2. Gallus: Or, Roman Scenes of the Time of Augustus. With Notes and Excursuses by Wilhelm Adolf Becker (1903)
"The oldest method of fastening cannot be referred to that in use at Rome; ... The method of fastening varied according to the form of the doors themselves, ..."

3. Gallus ; Or Roman Scenes of the Time of Augustus: With Notes and Excursuses by Wilhelm Adolf Becker (1891)
"The oldest method of fastening cannot be referred to that in use at Koine; ... The method of fastening varied according to the form of the doors themselves, ..."

4. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"A small piece of wood at one end of a rope, which goes into an eye at the other end, for fastening it ; used for retaining a tether, Roxb. ..."

5. The Civil Engineer's Pocket-book by John Cresson Trautwine (1894)
"Fig 19 is «joint-fastening proposed many years since l>y Alex. W. Kae, 1. b, of Penna. It certainly possesses merit. Fig 20 was also onu of the numerous ..."

6. The Design of Steel Mill Buildings and the Calculation of Stresses in Framed by Milo Smith Ketchum (1921)
"fastening Corrugated Steel.—Where spiking strips are used, the corrugated steel is fastened with 8d barbed roofing nails f to 2-J in. long ..."

7. A Manual of the Mechanics of Engineering and of the Construction of Machines by Julius Ludwig Weisbach (1883)
"Journal fastening—Sometimes cast-iron axles are made hollow, a pipe form being ... The fastening of such a journal into the axle is most often and easily ..."

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