Metal fastener - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Metal fastener.

NAIL
SAFETY PIN
SCREW
SNAP
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NAIL
  1. a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener
  2. horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  3. a former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard
  4. complete a pass
  5. take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
  6. attach something somewhere by means of nails; "nail the board onto the wall"
  7. hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer"
  8. locate exactly; "can you pinpoint the position of the enemy?"; "The chemists could not nail the identity of the chromosome"
  9. succeed at easily; "She sailed through her exams"; "You will pass with flying colors"; "She nailed her astrophysics course"
  10. succeed in obtaining a position; "He nailed down a spot at Harvard"
SAFETY PIN
  1. a pin in the form of a clasp; has a guard so the point of the pin will not stick the user
SCREW
  1. slang for sexual intercourse
  2. a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head
  3. defeat someone through trickery or deceit
  4. a propeller with several angled blades that rotates to push against water or air
  5. tighten or fasten by means of screwing motions; "Screw the bottle cap on"
  6. a simple machine of the inclined-plane type consisting of a spirally threaded cylindrical rod that engages with a similarly threaded hole
  7. cause to penetrate, as with a circular motion; "drive in screws or bolts"
  8. someone who guards prisoners
  9. turn like a screw
  10. have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?"
SNAP
  1. put in play with a snap; "snap a football"
  2. bring the jaws together; "he snapped indignantly"
  3. (American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back; "the quarterback fumbled the snap"
  4. separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"
  5. lose control of one's emotions; "When she heard that she had not passed the exam, she lost it completely"; "When her baby died, she snapped"
  6. move or strike with a noise; "he clicked on the light"; "his arm was snapped forward"
  7. a fastener used on clothing; fastens with a snapping sound;
  8. make a sharp sound; "his fingers snapped"
  9. an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera; "my snapshots haven't been developed yet"; "he tried to get unposed shots of his friends"
  10. the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed; "the waistband had lost
UBOLT
Clue Database Last Updated: 20/08/2018 9:00am

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