paper clip, paperclip, gem clip (noun)
a wire or plastic clip for holding sheets of paper together
"the paper clip was invented in 1900"
A paper clip (or paperclip) is a tool used to hold sheets of paper together, usually made of steel wire bent to a looped shape (though some are covered in plastic). Most paper clips are variations of the Gem type introduced in the 1890s or earlier, characterized by the almost two full loops made by the wire. Common to paper clips proper is their utilization of torsion and elasticity in the wire, and friction between wire and paper. When a moderate number of sheets are inserted between the two "tongues" of the clip, the tongues will be forced apart and cause torsion in the bend of the wire to grip the sheets together. They are usually used to bind papers together for productivity and portability.
Discuss this bahasa indonesia paperclip translation with the community:
Use the citation below to add this dictionary page to your bibliography:
"paperclip." Kamus.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 28 Nov. 2023. <https://www.kamus.net/english/paperclip>.