Definition of slide fastener in English:

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slide fastener

Pronunciation: /slīd ˈfas(ə)nər/


North American
A zipper.
Example sentences
  • The slide fastener broke when I sat down.
  • The cold weather woodland camouflage pattern coat is lined, hip length with a bi-swing back, convertible stand-up collar with concealed hood, slide fastener front closure with two breast and two lower pockets.
  • There were articles of clothing and all manner of smaller packages bound up with the funny little slide fasteners.

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Syllabification: slide fas·ten·er

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