a person or thing that binds.
a detachable cover, resembling the cover of a notebook or book, with clasps or rings for holding loose papers together:
a three-ring binder.
a person who binds books; a bookbinder.
Insurance. an agreement by which property or liability coverage is granted pending issuance of a policy.
an attachment to a harvester or reaper for binding the cut grain.
Also called self-binder. a machine that cuts and binds grain.
Chemistry. any substance that causes the components of a mixture to cohere.
Painting. a vehicle in which pigment is suspended.
(in powder metallurgy) a substance for holding compacted metal powder together while it is being sintered.
a stone, as a perpend, for bonding masonry.
a girder supporting the ends of two sets of floor joists.
a material for holding loose material together, as in a macadamized road.
stirrup (def 4).
British, Australian Slang. a large quantity, especially of food.
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a firm cover or folder with rings or clasps for holding loose sheets of paper together
a material used to bind separate particles together, give an appropriate consistency, or facilitate adhesion to a surface
a person who binds books; bookbinder
a machine that is used to bind books
something used to fasten or tie, such as rope or twine
(NZ, informal) a square meal
(obsolete) Also called reaper binder. a machine for cutting grain and binding it into bundles or sheaves Compare combine harvester
an informal agreement giving insurance coverage pending formal issue of a policy
a tie, beam, or girder, used to support floor joists
a stone for binding masonry; bondstone
the nonvolatile component of the organic media in which pigments are dispersed in paint
(in systemic grammar) a word that introduces a bound clause; a subordinating conjunction or a relative pronoun Compare linker (sense 2)
a place where books are bound. Historical Examples Library Bookbinding Arthur Low Bailey Woman on Her Own, False Gods & The Red Robe Eugne Brieux Library Bookbinding Arthur Low Bailey Library Bookbinding Arthur Low Bailey Notes on Bookbinding for Libraries John Cotton Dana The Art of the Book Bernard H. Newdigate Working With the Working […]
a mineral, hydrous antimonate of lead, resulting from the alteration of lead antimony ores.
the act of fastening, securing, uniting, or the like. anything that binds. the covering within which the leaves of a book are bound. a strip of material that protects or decorates the edge of a tablecloth, rug, etc. Skiing. a mechanical device on a ski, usually made of metal, that fastens the boot securely to […]
noun (Austral) any of various small weedy Australian herbaceous plants of the genus Calotis, with burlike fruits: family Asteraceae (composites) any bur or prickle