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This vest offers easy-buckle fastening and a zipper compartment to allow use of a harness for extra security.
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Its warmth is derived from its thick polyester filling, and it stays secure on your dog thanks to an elastic chest design and an easy hook-and-loop fastening system.
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They’re usually crafted with a wing or other fastening mechanism to sit securely on and around the user’s ear, giving them a clear advantage over in-ear designs when it comes to usage during high-impact workout and other active pursuits.
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Ellis's patent boot studs to save the sole, and the Euknemida, or concave-convex fastening springs, are the latest novelties.
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The flat top had come down a little; we put in a line of bolts, fastening the top of the tube to the outer casing.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
A very brief exercise of Mr. Sikess art sufficed to overcome the fastening of the lattice, and it soon stood wide open also.
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She was endeavoring to adjust the bunch of violets which had become loose from its fastening in her hair.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He shifted across to the mouth of the tent and raised the flap, fastening it against the pole so that he could see out.
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Tim had come by this time, fastening his suspenders as he came, and caring less for his appearance than his mother.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
Where paper is used for wrapping the specimens, they are best secured by fastening the envelope with sealing-wax.
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WORDS RELATED TO FASTENING

  • band
  • binding
  • chain
  • connection
  • cord
  • fastening
  • fetter
  • gunk
  • handcuff
  • hookup
  • knot
  • ligament
  • ligature
  • link
  • linkage
  • manacle
  • network
  • nexus
  • rope
  • shackle
  • stickum
  • tie
  • tie-in
  • wire
  • yoke
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