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A zipper, also known as a zip, is a fastener. It is used mostly to hold clothes together. It can also be used in: luggage, bags, camping stuff, sporting goods, Textile products or as decoration on textile products (clothes, bags, cushions etc)

It works by a slider moving up to push together two rows of teeth or moving down to separate the rows.

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