[bahyn-ding] /ˈbaɪn dɪŋ/
the act of fastening, securing, uniting, or the like.
anything that .
the covering within which the leaves of a book are .
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 the ski.
that ; restrictive.
having power to or oblige; obligatory:
a binding promise.
anything that binds or fastens
the covering within which the pages of a book are bound
the material or tape used for binding hems, etc
imposing an obligation or duty: a binding promise
causing hindrance; restrictive
mid-13c., verbal noun from bind (v.). Meaning “thing that binds” is from c.1300; “state of being bound” is from late 14c. Meaning “covering of a book” is recorded from 1640s.
[bahy-oh-di-grey-duh-buh l] /ˌbaɪ oʊ dɪˈgreɪ də bəl/ adjective 1. capable of decaying through the action of living organisms: biodegradable paper; biodegradable detergent. /ˌbaɪəʊdɪˈɡreɪdəbəl/ adjective 1. (of sewage constituents, packaging material, etc) capable of being decomposed by bacteria or other biological means adj. also bio-degradable, 1960, from bio- + degrade + -able. biodegradable bi·o·de·grad·a·ble (bī’ō-dĭ-grā’də-bəl) adj. […]
[bahy-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌbaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ adjective 1. pertaining to . 2. of or relating to the products and operations of applied : a biological test. noun 3. Pharmacology. any substance, as a serum or vaccine, derived from animal products or other biological sources and used to treat or prevent disease. /ˌnɒnbaɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl/ adjective 1. not […]
[non-boo k] /ˈnɒnˌbʊk/ noun 1. a without artistic or literary merit or substance, especially one that has been developed primarily to exploit a fad or make a profit quickly. adjective 2. of or relating to such a . 3. of or indicating what is not a : pens and other nonbook items for sale in […]
[brand] /brænd/ noun 1. kind, grade, or make, as indicated by a stamp, trademark, or the like: the best brand of coffee. 2. a mark made by burning or otherwise, to indicate kind, grade, make, ownership, etc. 3. a mark formerly put upon criminals with a hot iron. 4. any mark of disgrace; stigma. 5. […]