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Binding

Bind´ing
a.1.That binds; obligatory.
Binding beam
(Arch.) the main timber in double flooring.
Binding joist
(Arch.) the secondary timber in double-framed flooring.
n.1.The act or process of one who, or that which, binds.
2.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.
3.(Naut.) The transoms, knees, beams, keelson, and other chief timbers used for connecting and strengthening the parts of a vessel.
Noun1.Bindingbinding - the capacity to attract and hold something
2.binding - strip sewn over or along an edge for reinforcement or decoration
3.Bindingbinding - the act of applying a bandage
Synonyms: bandaging, dressing
4.Bindingbinding - the front and back covering of a book; "the book had a leather binding"
Synonyms: book binding, cover, back
Adj.1.binding - executed with proper legal authority; "a binding contract"
2.binding - hindering freedom of movement; "tight garments are uncomfortably binding"
Synonyms: constricting
3.binding - causing constipation
Synonyms: constipating

TO BIND, BINDING, contracts. These words are applied to the contract entered into, between a master and an apprentice the latter is said to be bound.
     2. In order to make a good binding, the consent of the apprentice must be had, together with that of his father, next friend, or some one standing in loco parentis. Bac. Ab. Master and Servant, A; 8 John. 328; 2 Pen. 977; 2 Yerg. 546 1 Ashmead, 123; 10 Sergeant & Rawle, 416 1 Massachusetts, 172; 1 Vermont, 69. Whether a father has, by the common law, a right to bind out his child, during his minority without his consent, seems not to be settled. 2 Dall. 199; 7 Mass. 147; 1 Mason, 78; 1 Ashm. 267. Vide Apprentice; Father; Mother; Parent.
     3. The words to bind or binding, are also used to signify that a thing is subject to an obligation, engagement or liability; as, the judgment binds such an estate. Vide Lien.

Smyth sewing, absolute, adhesive, affixation, annexation, attachment, authoritative, backing, bandage, bandaging, beading, bibliopegy, binder, binder board, bond, book cloth, book cover, book jacket, bookbinding, bookcase, bordering, bordure, canonical, case, casemaking, casing-in, clasping, cogent, collating, collating mark, combinative, communicating, conclusive, conjunctive, connecting, connectional, connective, consistent, copulative, cover, de rigueur, decisive, decretory, dictated, didactic, dust cover, dust jacket, edging, entailed, envelope, envelopment, fastener, fastening, fimbria, fimbriation, final, flounce, folding, footband, formulary, frill, frilling, fringe, furbelow, galloon, gathering, gift wrapping, girding, gluing-off, good, hard and fast, hard binding, hard-and-fast, headband, hem, hooking, imperious, imposed, inevitable, instructive, intercommunicating, involuntary, irrevocable, jacket, joining, just, knot, lashing, lawful, legal, legitimate, library binding, ligation, lining, lining-up, linking, list, logical, mandated, mechanical binding, meeting, motif, must, necessary, niggerhead, official, peremptory, perfect binding, plastic binding, preceptive, prescribed, prescript, prescriptive, regulation, required, rounding, rubric, ruffle, saddle stitching, self-consistent, selvage, sewing, side sewing, signature, skirting, slipcase, slipcover, smashing, soft binding, solid, sound, spiral binding, splice, stamping, standard, stapling, statutory, sticking, substantial, sufficient, tailband, tieing, tipping, trimming, ultimate, valance, valid, weighty, well-founded, well-grounded, welt, wire stitching, without appeal, wrap, wrapper, wrapping, zipping
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Bind
bind off
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Binder
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Binding beam
binding energy
binding handle
Binding joist
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Binding screw
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Bindingness
Bindweed
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