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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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