a machine for fastening together sheets of paper or the like, with wire staples.
a wire-stitching machine, especially one used in bookbinding.
Also called staple gun. a hand-powered tool used for driving heavy-duty wire staples into wood and other materials.
a person who staples wool.
a merchant who deals in a staple or staples.
a machine that inserts staples into sheets of paper, etc, to hold them together
noun, Shipbuilding. 1. a collar formed of angle iron surrounding a structural member passing through a deck or bulkhead to make a seal that is watertight, oiltight, etc. noun 1. a short piece of wire bent so as to bind together papers, sections of a book, or the like, by driving the ends through the […]
noun 1. any of the heavenly bodies, except the moon, appearing as fixed luminous points in the sky at night. 2. Astronomy. any of the large, self-luminous, heavenly bodies, as the sun, Polaris, etc. 3. any heavenly body. 4. Astrology. a heavenly body, especially a planet, considered as influencing humankind and events. 5. a person’s […]
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Early system on Datatron 200 series. Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959).
noun 1. Also called Chinese anise. a shrub or small tree, Illicium verum, of China, having white flowers that turn purple and bearing anise-scented, star-shaped clusters of carminative fruit. 2. the fruit of this tree or shrub, used as a spice. noun 1. a small Chinese evergreen tree (Illicium verum) yielding an aromatic oil 2. […]