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Noun: slide fastener
  1. A fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
    - zip, zipper [N. Amer], zip fastener

Derived forms: slide fasteners

Type of: fastener, fastening, fixing, holdfast

Part of: cardie [Brit], cardigan, cardy [Brit], dack [Austral, NZ], dak [Austral, NZ], dress, frock, pant [N. Amer], skirt, trouser