Meaning of fastener

fas•ten•er

Pronunciation: (fas'u-nur, fä'su-), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various devices for fastening.
  2. any of various devices, as a snap or hook and eye, for holding together two objects or parts sometimes required to be separate, as two edges or flaps of a piece of clothing.
  3. a worker who fastens things together.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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