Definition of fastener in US English:

fastener

noun

  • See fasten

    • ‘Riveting is the joining of two metals by means of metal fasteners which mechanically lock them selves in position.’
    • ‘Her creation was a working, moving doll composed of various body parts that she assembled with brass fasteners.’
    • ‘The exhibits included zips, fasteners, threads and yarn.’
    • ‘Steel or aluminum components are fabricated into sections using fasteners, locking rods, or welding.’
    • ‘The fastener on my cargo pouch was undone and dangling.’

Pronunciation

fastener

/ˈfas(ə)nər//ˈfæs(ə)nər/