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binder

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noun bind·er \ˈbīn-dər\

Simple Definition of binder

  • : a cover for holding together sheets of paper

  • : a material that is used to hold things together

  • : a person or machine that puts books together

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of binder

  1. 1 :  a person or machine that binds something (as books)

  2. 2 a :  something used in binding b :  a usually detachable cover (as for holding sheets of paper)

  3. 3 :  something (as tar or cement) that produces or promotes cohesion in loosely assembled substances

  4. 4 :  a temporary insurance contract that provides coverage until the policy is issued

  5. 5 :  something (as money) given in earnest; also :  the agreement arrived at

  6. 6 :  a tobacco leaf wrapped between the filler and wrapper of a cigar

Examples of binder in a sentence

  1. The egg in the recipe acts as a binder.



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of binder

before 12th century


BINDER Defined for Kids

binder

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noun bind·er \ˈbīn-dər\

Definition of binder for Students

  1. 1 :  a person who binds books

  2. 2 :  a cover for holding together loose sheets of paper

  3. 3 :  a machine that cuts grain and ties it into bundles




Medical Dictionary

binder

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noun bind·er \ˈbīn-dər\

Medical Definition of binder

  1. 1:  a broad bandage applied (as about the chest or abdomen) for support <a breast binder> <an obstetrical binder>

  2. 2:  a substance (as glucose or acacia) used in pharmacy to hold together the ingredients of a compressed tablet




Law Dictionary

binder

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noun bind·er \ˈbīn-dər\

Legal Definition of binder

  1. 1 :  a temporary insurance contract that provides coverage until the policy is issued

  2. 2 :  a receipt for money paid to the owner of real estate or to the owner's agent to secure the right to purchase the real estate upon agreed terms; also :  the money itself





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