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Example sentences for "fastens"

Lexicographically close words:
fastener; fasteners; fasteneth; fastening; fastenings; faster; fastest; fastidious; fastidiously; fastidiousness
  1. FN#16] Some prefer a long chain of pure gold divided into links and covered with leather, so as to resemble the twisted girdle which the Arab fastens round his waist.

  2. In this case he fastens an iron spike to the point.

  3. She fastens a string round the hero's neck, and by a spell turns him into an ape.

  4. So he fastens his line into the farthest of the far-reaches of human knowledge, the creation, and then flings the line a bit farther back yet.

  5. Then with a rare graciousness and winsomeness that wins all hearts, and fastens every eye upon Himself, He begins talking of the fulfilment of that word in Himself.

  6. God always reaches within, and fastens His hook there.

  7. That which fastens or holds; especially, (Naut.

  8. The part of an anchor which fastens in the ground; a flook.

  9. Ulysses dexterously binds three large sheep together, fastens a companion under the middle one, while he clings beneath a huge ram, and out they move together.

  10. Meanwhile Philoetius fastens the gates of the court.

  11. The latter are of plate, and a stud is shown which fastens them to a strap behind the knee.

  12. The Chicken makes straight at him, and fastens on his throat.

  13. The rim which encompasses and fastens a jewel or other object, as the crystal of a watch, in the cavity in which it is set.

  14. The U-shaped piece which embraces the neck of an ox and fastens it to the yoke.

  15. The string that fastens a shoe; a shoestring.

  16. A hole or excavation in beams intended to be joined together, to receive the key which fastens them.

  17. That which fastens or holds; a lace; a snare.

  18. If the skirt you are using happens to be one that fastens with a seam at the centre front, it will be best to use the back of the skirt for the centre front of the apron, to avoid a seam down the centre.

  19. The bodice crosses over at the front, and fastens with ribbon ties at the neck and waist.

  20. No one shakes, spreads, and fastens a table-napkin in that manner.

  21. As it is a carriage of two compartments, Howel fastens the door between the two, draws down the blind, puts some coats on the fourth seat, and says they will now have it to themselves all the way to London.

  22. Whilst she does this, and afterwards dresses her and fastens on the turquoise ornaments, she endeavours to collect her thoughts, and to summon courage for what she has resolved to do and say.

  23. Afterwards the father or another relation takes the hair and packs it into a little bag made of leaves, which he fastens to the top of a palm-tree.

  24. Last of all she fastens on his right wrist a bracelet or ring which he must wear for three days.

  25. The petticoat, which is of pink satin, has a large bow of ribbon with a rose in the centre, just below the rose which fastens the dress.

  26. His hand the good man fastens on the skies, And lets earth roll, nor heeds its idle whirl.

  27. Look at that little child beginning to learn to walk, how it fastens its little dimpled hands into its mother's apron, and so the tiny tottering feet get a kind of steadfastness into them.

  28. In case it fastens on a sand bar the crew remains with it, and sometimes has the pleasure of wintering there.

  29. It is made of soft leather, fastens with a lacing of deer-skin thongs, and can be lashed nearly water tight.

  30. At length he fastens the horse to an oak-tree, and climbs up the tree in order to leap from it upon the horse's back.

  31. In making a common saddle, the workman first extends two strips of straining web from the pommel to the hinder part of the tree, and fastens them with tacks.

  32. Preparatory to this operation, the workman fastens the hither end of the yarns to separate whirl-hooks, and the remote ends to the hook of a swivel, called the loper.

  33. In order that the seal may not break it off, it is fastened to the shaft by a joint similar to that which fastens the foreshaft to the harpoon.

  34. To this end, too, he always carries with him one or more towing-bladders, which he inflates and fastens to the seal in order to keep it afloat.

  35. The point is pulled out, the hunter seizes the bird's beak between his teeth, and with a strong twitch breaks its neck, then fastens it to the back part of the kaiak.

  36. Well, the doctor, he say, it fastens on to the sharks and ships so as to get carried from place to place, and to the rocks to rest itself.

  37. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "fastens" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.