Definitions for Bindingˈbaɪn dɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bind•ingˈbaɪn dɪŋ(n.)

  1. the act of fastening, securing, uniting, or the like.

  2. anything that binds.

  3. the covering within which the leaves of a book are bound.

    Category: Printing

  4. a strip of material that protects or decorates the edge of a tablecloth, rug, etc.

  5. a fastening to lock a boot onto a ski.

    Category: Sport

  6. (adj.)able or likely to bind; restrictive.

  7. having power to bind; obligatory.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. binding(noun)

    the capacity to attract and hold something

  2. binding(noun)

    strip sewn over or along an edge for reinforcement or decoration

  3. dressing, bandaging, binding(noun)

    the act of applying a bandage

  4. ski binding, binding(noun)

    one of a pair of mechanical devices that are attached to a ski and that will grip a ski boot; the bindings should release in case of a fall

  5. binding, book binding, cover, back(adj)

    the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book

    "the book had a leather binding"

  6. binding(adj)

    executed with proper legal authority

    "a binding contract"


  1. binding(Noun)

    An item (usually rope, tape, or string) used to hold two or more things together.

  2. binding(Noun)

    The spine of a book where the pages are held together.

  3. binding(Noun)

    A finishing on a seam or hem of a garment

  4. binding(Noun)

    The association of a named item with an element of a program.

  5. binding(Adjective)

    Assigning something that one will be held to.

    This contract is a legally binding agreement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Binding

    of Bind

  2. Binding(adj)

    that binds; obligatory

  3. Binding(noun)

    the act or process of one who, or that which, binds

  4. Binding(noun)

    anything that binds; a bandage; the cover of a book, or the cover with the sewing, etc.; something that secures the edge of cloth from raveling

  5. Binding

    the transoms, knees, beams, keelson, and other chief timbers used for connecting and strengthening the parts of a vessel

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Binding

    In a dynamo or motor armature the wire wound around the coils to secure them in place and prevent their disturbance by centrifugal action. Fig. 59. DOUBLE BINDING POST. Fig. 60. BINDING POST, ENGLISH PATTERN. FIG. 61. WOOD SCREW BINDING POST.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. binding

    The fastening or securing of items to a movable platform called a pallet. See also palletized unit load.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Binding' in Adjectives Frequency: #899

Translations for Binding

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the covering in which the leaves of a book are fixed

leather binding.

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