a short, slender wire covered as with paper or plastic, twisted to tie closed a plastic bag or other wrapper
also written twist tie
A short length of wire encased in a strip of paper, plastic, or foil, designed to be twisted around an item or items as a fastener.
(plural twist ties)
- A metal wire that is encased in a thin strip of paper or plastic and is used to tie the openings of bags, such as garbage bags or bread bags.