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zipper

[′zip·ər]
(engineering)
A generic name for slide fasteners in which two sets of interlocking teeth of the same design provide sturdy and continuous closure for adjacent pieces of textile, leather, and other materials.
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Except for the inevitable patent records, much of the early experimentation with the slide fastener is undocumented, but some records of the post-1900 innovation process, and, perhaps just as important, a good sampling of the sales correspondence, have survived.
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