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Definition of Velcro™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Velcro™

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈvelkrəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvelkroʊ//
 
[uncountable] Materials and properties
 
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a material for fastening clothes, etc. with two different surfaces, one rough and one smooth, that stick to each other when they are pressed together See related entries: Materials and properties Word Origin 1960s: from French velours croché ‘hooked velvet’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Velcro™