American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One that binds, especially a bookbinder.
- n. Something, such as a cord, used to bind.
- n. A notebook cover with rings or clamps for holding sheets of paper.
- n. Something, such as the latex in certain paints, that creates uniform consistency, solidification, or cohesion.
- n. A machine that reaps and ties grain.
- n. An attachment on a reaping machine that ties grain in bundles.
- n. Law A payment or written statement making an agreement legally binding until the completion of a formal contract, especially an insurance contract.
- n. Ecology A plant, such as certain grasses or ground covers, whose habit of growth prevents the erosion of sand or soil.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A person who binds. Specifically— One who binds books; a bookbinder.
- n. One who binds sheaves.
- n. Anything that binds, in any sense of that verb.
- n. In bricklaying, a header which extends partly through a wall; a bonder.
- n. In carpentry, a tie-beam; a binding-joist serving as a transverse support for the bridging-joists above and the ceiling-joists below.
- n. An attachment to a sewing-machine for folding an edge or a binding.
- n. In agriculture: An attachment to a reaper for tying the bundles of grain.
- n. A separate horse-power machine for gathering up and binding grain already cut.
- n. An arrester or stop for the shuttle of a loom.
- n. A temporary cover for loose sheets of music, papers, etc.
- n. plural Same as binding, 4.
- n. In lumbering, a springy pole used to tighten a binding-chain. Also called a jim-binder.
- n. In machinery, a crank-shaft journal-box or bearing on an engine.
- n. In obstetrics, a broad cloth band applied snugly to the abdomen after the termination of labor.
- n. A firm leaf inclosing the filler in a cigar and itself surrounded by the wrapper. It grades, in market value, below the wrapper and above the filler.
- n. Indurated argillaceous shales or clay very commonly forming the roof of a coal-seam and frequently containing clay ironstone.
- n. Someone who binds, particularly someone who binds books; a bookbinder.
- n. A cover or holder for unbound papers, pages etc.
- n. Something that is used to bind things together, often referring to the mechanism that accomplishes this for a book.
- n. programming A software mechanism that performs binding.
- n. A dossier.
- n. agriculture A machine used in harvesting that ties cut stalks of grain into a bundle.
- n. chemistry A chemical that causes two other substances to form into one.
- n. law A down payment on a piece of real property that secures the payor the right to purchase the property from the payee upon an agreement of terms.
- n. Chiefly Minnesota A rubber band.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who binds; ; one whose trade is to bind.
- n. Anything that binds, as a fillet, cord, rope, or band; a bandage; -- esp. the principal piece of timber intended to bind together any building.
- n. a pair of stiff oblong covers, sometimes detachable, designed for insertion of paper pages to create a book-like document, such as in a loose-leaf binder.
- n. a machine that cuts grain and binds it in sheaves
- n. something used to bind separate particles together or facilitate adhesion to a surface
- n. holds loose papers or magazines
- n. something used to tie or bind
- bind + -er (Wiktionary)
“He should have noted from the title binder he reviewed before the closing that there had been an estate in the chain of owners within the preceding 10 years.”
“A section divider in Van Hollen's binder is titled "Third Party Competitives" and tracks their spending.”
“My abdominal binder is not in the right place and hurts a fair amount, but there's no point in trying to adjust it until I am prone again.”
“Also, clipped to the cover of binder is note pad for reminder notes of things I forgot, need to replace, repair, maintenance, contact info of friends I make on the water, or whatever.”
“The home management binder is still useful, but at my stage in life, this one works better for me.”
“My home binder is so big and heavy that I don't use it as I should.”
“Lena took the binder from the counselor with pale, cold hands.”
“Senator Larry Craig (R-Idaho) has taken the floor … lordy, his binder is huge.”
“BRILL: Well, it's easy to say it was sloppy, but, you know, the Silverstein people only took over the Trade Center in mid July, and the custom in the insurance industry is that you write something called a binder, which is just this little document of a couple of pages.”
“Jones's clerk enters up the order and makes out a slip called a binder, which is an abbreviated form of contract insuring the customer until a complete contract in the form of a policy can be issued.”
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