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zipper

noun [C] uk   /ˈzɪp.ər/  us   // US (UK zip)
B2 a fastener consisting of two rows of metal or plastic teeth-like parts that are brought together by pulling a small sliding piece over them, used for closing openings in clothing, bags, etc.: to do up/undo a zipper I can't open my bag - the zipper has stuck.
Translations of “zipper”
in Korean 지퍼…
in Arabic سَحَّاب…
in Portuguese zíper…
in Catalan cremallera…
in Japanese ジッパー, ファスナー…
in Italian cerniera, chiusura lampo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拉鍊,拉鎖…
in Russian молния (застежка)…
in Turkish fermuar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拉链,拉锁…
in Polish zamek (błyskawiczny)…
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