Origin of Velcrofrom French vel(ours) cro(ché), hooked velvet
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
[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
- The trunks are all made of 100 percent polyester and are usually loaded with the kinds of extras that water lovers truly appreciate including Velcro fly closures, waistbands contoured for comfort, wax combs, easy-open tabs and more.
- Users rave about the quick-drying fabric and smart design functions like the Velcro-closing cargo pocket with drain grommets, Velcro fly and drawstring waist that allows you to easily adjust the shorts for a custom fit.
- Turn your pillow case right side out, and glue the assembled sides of the Velcro along the inside, outermost edge of your hemmed opening on both sides so that when the glue is dried you can pull your case open to insert your pillow.
- If your cushions have zippered or Velcro covers, then remove them and place them in the washing machine using a low cycle and gentle detergent.To preserve the life of your patio furniture cushions, do not to wash the foam insert.
- For example, in our Short Board (board shorts) we use a traditional Velcro closure on the pouch but we've put a nice layer of thin, soft fabric on the inside of the garment to protect the wearer from rubbing against the Velcro.