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Meaning of FASTENING

Pronunciation:  'fasuning

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of fastening things together
  2. [n]  restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place

FASTENING is a 9 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: attachment, fastener, fixing, holdfast
 See Also: bellyband, bonding, buckle, button, carabiner, catch, clasp, cleat, clip, clothes peg, clothes pin, clothespin, connection, connexion, constraint, corrugated fastener, cottar, cotter, cringle, dowel, dowel pin, doweling, earthing, eyelet, fillet, fixation, grommet, grounding, grummet, hook and eye, joggle, joining, karabiner, knot, lashing, ligature, link, linkage, linkup, lock, locker, loop, nail, nut and bolt, paper fastener, pin, press stud, restraint, screw, seal, sealing wax, slide fastener, snap fastener, snap ring, soldering, stopping, tie, tie-in, tying, welding, wiggle nail, zip, zip-fastener, zipper



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fas"ten*ing\, n.
Anything that binds and makes fast, as a lock, catch, bolt,
bar, buckle, etc.