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Definitions of staple:
  • noun:   paper fastener consisting of a short length of U-shaped wire that can fasten papers together
  • noun:   a short U-shaped wire nail for securing cables
  • noun:   (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
  • noun:   material suitable for manufacture or use or finishing
  • verb:   secure or fasten with a staple or staples
    Example: "Staple the papers together"
  • adjective:   necessary foods or commodities
    Example: "Wheat is a staple crop"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #21870)

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