a nylon material made with both a surface of tiny hooks and a complementary surface of a clinging pile, used, as in garments, in matching strips that can be pressed together or pulled apart for easy fastening and unfastening
Origin of Velcrofrom French vel(ours) cro(ché), hooked velvet
[occas.v-] this material
A trademark for a fastening tape consisting of a strip of nylon with a surface of minute hooks that fasten to a corresponding strip with a surface of uncut pile.
- Alternative capitalization of Velcro