fastening fastening  /ˈfæ sə nɪŋ/


  1. (n) restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
  2. (n) the act of fastening things together



  1. After fastening his toll ticket between the plaster fingers, he whizzed by the collection station, left both ticket and hand in the grasp of a horrified attendant.
  2. He would pounce upon an unwary victim, trip him up and, snarling, chew off every button, every fastening.
  3. In the next few days the surgeons expect to give the child eyelashes and blinkable lids by fastening pieces of her eyebrows to the edges of her present, imperfect lids.


  1. Boise Cascade Company New Distributor of the CAMO® Hidden Deck Fastening System

    Boise Cascade, Lathrop, Calif., is the newest distribution partner for National Nail Corp.'s CAMO Hidden Deck Fastening System. The new partnership will allow the Northern California customer base to have greater access to CAMO products. (PRWeb June 27, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 27, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Starborn Industries Introduces New Guide to Deck Fastening

    Full-color, 22-Page Brochure Highlights Latest Advanced Techniques for Top Fastening Decking Materials Ranging from Hardwoods to Composites []
    on June 27, 2013     Source:

  3. Pop Rivet Distributor Bay Fastening Systems, Applauds the Efforts of Fine Arts Models for Constructing a Scale Model ...

    Bay Fastening Systems applauds the individuals involved in constructing a scale model of the Titanic following an article published in The Times Herald that details the construction and display of the model at the Moore Boathouse in St. Clair, MI. (PRWeb June 24, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 24, 2013     Source: PRWeb


  1. EU competition commissioner Neelie Kroes said: "It is unacceptable that the major fastening technology producers colluded for such a long time to maintain artificial price levels and to share customers and markets for products which are used every...
    on Sep 19, 2007 By: Neelie Kroes Source:

  2. "You know those gold brads (fastening devices) that you have in scripts - I see them and I can't go on," Seinfeld says, not completely joking. "It's like 'the brads, the brads, don't show me the brads.'"
    on May 17, 2007 By: Jerry Seinfeld Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "There clearly were four-by-fours and other building materials that hadn't been fastened," Malloy said. "They are supposed to be fastening any building materials that could become airborne. That is the obligation of the builder."
    on Aug 2, 2008 By: Dannel Malloy Source: Norwalk Advocate

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tangible tangible
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