Velcro


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Velcro

a trademark for a type of fastening device with a surface of tiny hooks that adhere to the opposite side, used mainly on fabric products.

Velcro™

A proprietary material widely used to close or fasten things together, usually fabrics.
 
Medspeak
A popular term for family, friends, pub mates and/or various others who brought a patient into A&E/ER and “adhere” (i.e., “Velcro-like”) to him or her, despite the care team’s need to treat the patient without input from the accompanying party.
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The Waterproof Baby Bibs by Maxy Moo Moo, available on Amazon, carry snap fasteners rather than Velcro and many customers are highlighting that feature as a reason for their purchase.
When the students were asked to describe Velcro - they indicated that it was like plastic.
Whenever shirt tugging goes on, the Velcro strips will come away in players' hands.
Place Velcro dots on the end of each party blower and another dot on the bugs.
I had previously sewn Velcro on the back of the calico cloth so I could use that to attach it to my belt, (Fig.
VELCRO USA INTRODUCES FABRIC FUSION: Velcro USA Inc.
Patented Inter-mold technology, which uses a proprietary tooling insert to mold the tiny hooks, is available for license to injection molders from Aplix, formerly Velcro France, which bought the former Inter-Mold Co.
Army announced that soldiers will be getting new uniforms [that] feature easy-to-open Velcro.
Wrinkle-free with a digitized camouflage pattern of greens and light browns, the uniform features angled breast pockets, a collar that folds up to prevent chaffing from body armor, Velcro and zippers instead of buttons, and pockets on the upper sleeves and toward the bottom of the legs.
The packaging is designed to minimize the hassle of assembly in the sterile field and includes Velcro straps to keep the ESU wire well organized and a drape clip to keep the tubing within the sterile field.
Velcro for attaching the unit patch, skill tabs, and recognition devices.
The tool looks like a three-foot thermometer with red Velcro as the mercury.