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sta·ple1

staple1

 
pronunciation:
steI pl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a short, thin piece of stiff wire shaped like a U. Staples are designed to be pushed through several sheets of paper and then bent inward to hold the papers together.
 
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: staples, stapling, stapled
definition: to hold together or attach using a staple or staples; drive a staple or staples into.
We stapled our art work to the classroom wall.