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Definition of "binding" []

  • The action of one that binds. (noun)
  • Something that binds or is used as a binder. (noun)
  • The cover that holds together the pages of a book. (noun)
  • A strip sewn or attached over or along an edge for protection, reinforcement, or ornamentation. (noun)
  • Sports Fastenings on a ski for securing the boot. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "binding" in a sentence
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  • "Protein binding is 50 percentwith no preferential partitioning into red blood cells."
  • "But then, you reread the first sentence of this paragraph, see the word "binding" and become stressed out even more."