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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The formation of a close human relationship, as between friends: "He says he has rediscovered the comforts of male bonding in a Washington men's group” ( Marilyn Chase).
  • n. The emotional and physical attachment occurring between a parent or parent figure, especially a mother, and offspring, that usually begins at birth and is the basis for further emotional affiliation.
  • n. A dental technique in which a material such as plastic or porcelain is attached to the surface of a discolored or damaged tooth.
  • n. The technique of using adhesives to attach orthodontic brackets or other appliances to the teeth.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of bond.
  • n. A method of aggregating multiple network interfaces on a computer into a single logical interface

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the process of fastening firmly together.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a close personal relationship that forms between people (as between husband and wife or parent and child)
  • n. (dentistry) a technique for repairing a tooth; resinous material is applied to the surface of the tooth where it adheres to the tooth's enamel
  • n. fastening firmly together

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