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Definition of binding noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable, uncountable] the cover that holds the pages of a book together rare books in leather bindings
  2. 2[countable, uncountable] cloth that is fastened to the edge of something to protect or decorate it
  3. 3[countable] a device on a ski that holds the heel and toe of your boot in place and releases the boot automatically if you fall
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: binding