What is "Grommet" - Definition & Explanation

Plastic, Brass or steel hole reinforcements, Usually they come in two parts and are pressed together in a grommet anvil or setter.
Little air holes reinforced with metal ring, usually on jackets, hats or shoes to allow ventilation.
Large, metal-edged unit which surrounds a hole in a garment. Many belts have grommets surrounding the belt hole.

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