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twist tie

Syllabification: twist tie

Definition of twist tie in English:

noun

A small piece of paper- or plastic-covered wire, to be twisted around the neck of a plastic bag as a closure.
Example sentences
  • I quickly undid the twist tie holding the plug wire together and shoved the plug into the wall, sending life-giving electricity to my newest electronic pal.
  • Pack into molds or crocks, or roll like a jelly roll in a piece of plastic wrap and place a twist tie on both ends.
  • Put your organic garbage in a plastic shopping bag, tied with a twist tie, in the freezer, or the fridge if you don't have space in the freezer.

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