Words that start with V
List of things that start with the letter V.
Vibrant velvety violets vibrating on a violin in Vermont.
Velcro, also known as hook and loop tape, is a kind of cloth fastener. It is made in two halves - one half is made from lots of tiny loops and feels fluffy. The other half is made from lots of tiny hooks and feels rough. When the two parts are put together, the hooks grip the loops and they stick together. When you undo velcro it makes a ripping sound as the hooks unhook from the loops.
The picture is of velcro but taken very very close, so you can see the hooks and loops.
Velvet is a type of fabric that is smooth on one side and tufted on the other side. The tufts are fine and even and give velvet a very soft, rich feel. Velvet has a pile and the sheen will change if you stroke it in different directions.