American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
- v. present participle of bond.
- n. A method of aggregating multiple network interfaces on a computer into a single logical interface
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. the process of fastening firmly together.
- 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
“I can't recommend pneumonia as a training technique, but the bonding is a must!!”
“The modern homosexuals that I saw at Haji Malang the post pubescant teens, feminine, have started aping the hIjdas in dress and mannerisms as Hijda bonding is a safer option and a kind of shield of protection, these are my observations, and not any fixed rules.”
“Vice Provost Ann Austin says she's a big supporter of what she calls bonding time for parents.”
“To me, 'bonding' is an overrated term normally linked to reminiscing about past escapades with a truckload of grog on board," Waugh wrote.”
“The ideas expressed above are familiar to evolutionists as part of parental investment theory -- male/female pair-bonding is more likely to emerge where offspring are highly dependent.”
“So any "unnatural" bonding is not as good as a single piece of wood.”
“I believe in bonding with your dog, they seem to listen to you better when they truly enjoy your company.”
“When a scratch damages the chemical structure, the chitosan responds to ultraviolet light by forming chemical chains that begin bonding with other materials in the substance, eventually smoothing the scratch.”
“I believe the bonding is stronger and makes for a mellower dog.”
“In the context of human relationships, male bonding is used to (sometimes jokingly or informally) describe friendship between men, or the way in which men befriend each other.”
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