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A handheld mechanical tool for driving staples into a hard surface.
- ‘Arthur sympathizes and remembers his own accident with a staple gun.’
- ‘Fasten the fabric to the canvas with a staple gun.’
- ‘First, we stretched the canvas over the plywood boards using staple guns.’
- ‘In addition, manual staple guns are available to make fastening the materials to the soil surface easier and faster.’
- ‘I use a staple gun to shoot nails into the back of my frame to keep my project in place.’
- ‘To keep the netting taut as you unroll it, staple the netting to each post with your staple gun.’
- ‘On the outside walls use a staple gun or small nails to string up lights in the shape of castles, sleighs, Christmas trees, reindeer, etc.’
- ‘Every day for weeks we packed up our car with flyers, staple guns, heavy tape, tacks and our children.’
- ‘Simply cut the fabric slightly larger than the drawer or door front, then use a staple gun to adhere it to the back, stretching it snug as you go.’
- ‘I then explained how we would use the palettes as a base and then add painted and cut-out pieces of cardboard with glue guns, staple guns and nails.’
staple gun/ˈstāpəl ˌɡən/
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