fastener
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fastener(
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sih
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clothing)
a. el cierre
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The decorative fasteners on the coat give it a distinctive look.Los cierres decorativos del abrigo le dan su aspecto característico.
b. la cremallera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The fastener on my duffle bag is jammed.La cremallera de mi maleta está atascada.
2. (office supplies)
a. el encuadernador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Yusnaby attached all his notes with a fastener.Yusnaby sujetó todos sus apuntes con un encuadernador.
b. la tachuela de encuadernación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
These brass fasteners always come in handy for organizing papers.Estas tachuelas de encuadernación siempre son muy útiles para organizar papeles.
c. el broche de dos puntas
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
The fastener broke and the pages from the packet went flying everywhere.El broche de dos puntas se rompió y las hojas del paquete salieron volando.
3. (lock)
a. el cierre
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The maintenance man replaced the fastener on the window, so it should be nice and secure now.El encargado de mantenimiento cambió el cierre de la ventana, así que debe estar bien segura ahora.
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fastener
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of garment)
a. el cierre
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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fastener [ˈfɑːsnəʳ]
noun
[of necklace, bag, box] cierre (m); (on dress) corchete (m); (for papers) grapa (f); (zip fastener) cremallera (f)
of door etc
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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