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zip fastener vs fastener

fastener vs zip fastener

zip fastener and fastener both are nouns.

As nouns, fastener is a hypernym of zip fastener; that is, fastener is a word with a broader meaning than zip fastener:
  • zip fastener: a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
  • fastener: restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
Other hypernyms of zip fastener include fastening, fixing, holdfast.
zip fastener (noun) fastener (noun)
a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab a person who fastens or makes fast
restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place

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