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Dictionary definition for: Staple

1. (n) (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant

2. (v) secure or fasten with a staple or staples; "staple the papers together"

3. (s) necessary foods or commodities; "wheat is a staple crop"

4. (n) material suitable for manufacture or use or finishing

5. (n) a short U-shaped wire nail for securing cables

6. (n) paper fastener consisting of a short length of U-shaped wire that can fasten papers together

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