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Binder definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BI'NDER, n. A person who binds; one whose occupation is to bind books; also, one who binds sheaves.
1. Anything that binds, as a fillet, cord, rope, or band.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a machine that cuts grain and binds it in sheaves [syn: binder, reaper binder]
2: something used to bind separate particles together or facilitate adhesion to a surface
3: holds loose papers or magazines [syn: binder, ring- binder]
4: something used to tie or bind [syn: binder, ligature]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: before 12th century 1. a person or machine that binds something (as books) 2. a. something used in binding b. a usually detachable cover (as for holding sheets of paper) 3. something (as tar or cement) that produces or promotes cohesion in loosely assembled substances 4. a temporary insurance contract that provides coverage until the policy is issued 5. something (as money) given in earnest; also the agreement arrived at 6. a tobacco leaf wrapped between the filler and wrapper of a cigar

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a cover for sheets of paper, for a book, etc. 2 a substance that acts cohesively. 3 a reaping-machine that binds grain into sheaves. 4 a bookbinder.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Binder Bind"er, n. 1. One who binds; as, a binder of sheaves; one whose trade is to bind; as, a binder of books. 2. Anything that binds, as a fillet, cord, rope, or band; a bandage; -- esp. the principal piece of timber intended to bind together any building.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(binders) A binder is a hard cover with metal rings inside, which is used to hold loose pieces of paper. N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. Sheaf-maker, sheaf-tyer. 2. Bookbinder.

Moby Thesaurus

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