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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of holding things together; Restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place.

Usage examples (37)
  • The fastening is generally achieved combining hinges and braces with some locking mechanism.
  • Afke had some difficulty in fastening hers, for they were a bit small for her, and the straps had seen better days.
  • After manoeuvring with more than her usual art, she succeeded in fastening Belinda upon the fashionable Lady Delacour for the season.
  • Its third article was the sole one referred to as fastening forever the institution of slavery on the inhabitants of this vast empire. for more
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