a type of book binding consisting of a leather binding on the spine and, sometimes, the corners, with paper or cloth sides.
a type of hardback bookbinding in which the spine and corners are bound in one material, such as leather, and the sides in another, such as cloth
noun a day exactly six months before or after one’s real birthdate Examples Young children sometimes celebrate half-birthdays if their real birthdays do not occur during the school year.
[blahynd] /blaɪnd/ adjective, blinder, blindest. 1. unable to see; lacking the sense of sight; sightless: a blind man. 2. unwilling or unable to perceive or understand: They were blind to their children’s faults. He was blind to all arguments. 3. not characterized or determined by reason or control: blind tenacity; blind chance. 4. not having […]
- Half-blind joint
noun, Joinery. 1. a corner dovetail joint visible on one face only.
[haf-bluhd, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌblʌd, ˈhɑf-/ noun 1. a half-breed. 2. a person who has only one parent in common with another person, as a half sister or half brother. noun 1. the relation between persons having only one common parent. noun 1. 2. a less common name for a half-breed 3. a half-blooded domestic animal