English version

zipper

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Clothes & fashion
zipperzip‧per /ˈzɪpə $ -ər/ ●●● S3 noun [countable]  zip.jpg especially American EnglishDC two lines of small metal or plastic pieces that slide together to fasten a piece of clothing syn zip British English
Examples from the Corpus
zipperOn her head, a zipper of black surgical threads struggled to keep a still-raw wound in place.A salesperson is usually hovering there, to exchange a garment or help with a zipper.The coverall has a 25 inch nylon zipper protected by a storm flap secured with Velcro.She scratched the knife along the zipper of my jeans and threw the blade again.A little soap on the zipper will make it run more easily.McGowan had a gun in his hand and he was pushing the muzzle through the zipper and into the tourist's mouth.The zipper and snaps are solid brass.
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