Stapler

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Definition

a stapler: a device used to fasten things together with thin wire nails
noun
I need a stapler to keep these documents together.
the staples the small piece U-shaped of metal, used to fasten things together

to staple: to secure or fasten with staples
verb
Could you staple these contracts together for me?

a staple (diet): a principal, basic, chief, essential (diet)
adjective

Examples

  • "In short, if the company could reimburse me the cost of the stapler, I would appreciate it."
  • "I also did a lot of stapling and faxing."
  • "I do a lot of stapling."
  • "On the other hand, if the company would like to reimburse me for this expense, I would be willing to share the stapler with the rest of the staff."
  • "Subject: My Red Stapler"
  • "I'm here to talk about 'Fish and Chips', one of the staples of British cuisine."
  • "I wanted to inform you that I went to the store the other day and bought myself a new stapler."
  • "As an accountant, I deal with many papers, and I fear that my office would become a real mess without the presence of a stapler."

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