slide fastener

noun
zipper ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1935–40

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slide fastener
 
n
chiefly (US), (Canadian) another name for zip

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Example sentences
The cover shall close at one end with a slide fastener.
The slide fastener shall be non-separating, single action, with a stop on each end.
The cover shall be arranged in an overlapping fold on either side of the slide fastener so as to hide the fastener track.
The bag shall be closed by a non-corrosive slide fastener.
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