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  • n  nylon fabric used as a fastening
  • v  fasten with Velcro
    velcro the belt

  • Telia's lab has also developed a velcro armband that monitors the wearer's body functions and includes a flat display panel that doubles as a screen for video and still images .
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  • Space-age technology to reduce maternal deaths
    Space-age technology, neoprene (the same material used for wet suits) and Velcro have gone into an experimental garment health experts hope can treat postpartum haemorrhage, the leading cause of maternal mortality worldwide.
    June 21, 2013 - IRIN

  • Rory Sabbatini in
    The course is certainly going to get tougher,said Sabbatini, who played his first nine holes in 2-over and then birdied six of his last nine holes. "The rough is insane out there. It's like you're hitting the ball out of Velcro. .........
  • Daniel Radcliffe in New Zealand Herald
    Radcliffe said: "I had padded shorts under my trousers. I also other trousers that must have belonged to the Chippendales because they've got Velcro that rips apart to get the harness on for flying, then sticks back together."
  • Luke Donald in
    Asked if he'd ever had that happen before, Donald said, "Vijay (Singh) once told me I was undoing my (Velcro) grip (on his glove) at the Phoenix Open. He has very sensitive ears. I apologized : and I think I did it again three holes later."

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