Definition of Fastener

1. Noun. A person who fastens or makes fast. "He found the door fastened and wondered who the fastener was"

Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Fasten



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

Definition of Fastener

1. n. One who, or that which, makes fast or firm.

Definition of Fastener

1. Noun. something or someone that fastens ¹

2. Noun. mechanically, any device that fastens; especially, a collective term for items such as screws, nuts, washers, bolts and the like ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fastener

1. one that fastens [n -S] - See also: fastens

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fastener

fastback
fastbacks
fastball
fastball count
fastballer
fastballers
fastbreak
fastbreaks
fastbreeder reactor
fasted
fasten
fasten on
fastenable
fastened
fastener (current term)
fasteners
fastening
fastenings
fastens
faster
faster-than-light
fasters
fastest
fasteth
fastgrowing
fasti
fastidiosities
fastidiosity
fastidious

Literary usage of Fastener

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Round the Block: An American Novel by John Bell] [Bouton (1864)
"Had the "'Cosmopolitan Window fastener " been his own invention, and disposed of ... But the profits of the " Cosmopolitan Window fastener " went to another ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Court of United States by Jabez S. Holmes (1877)
"The nature of the complainant's invention is stated by him to consist " in forming the fastener of wire, bent in such a manner that if the pressure upon the ..."

3. Reports of Cases Arising Upon Letters Patent for Inventions: Determined in by Samuel Sparks Fisher (1874)
"Hickey. cork is sufficient to bend the wire-fastener, it will retain the cork more firmly, and the cork will require to be pushed in before the fastener can ..."

4. Digest of Decisions of Law and Practice in the Patent Office and the United by Amos Winfield Hart (1898)
"*Heaton Peninsular Button-fastener Co. v. ... Button-fastener Co., 69 Fed. Rep. 592 (1895). 04. The claim of E., copied from B.'s patent, held not the same ..."

5. Alfalfa, Grasshoppers, Bees: Their Relationship: A Report of the Field-work by Samuel John Hunter, A. H. Duff (1899)
"THE PARKER FOUNDATION fastener. Figure 10 shows the "Parker" foundation fastener No. 4; 3 is a section rest and gauge to hold the section in place, ..."

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