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binder

noun bind·er \ˈbīn-dər\

: 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

Full Definition of BINDER

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

Examples of BINDER

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

First Known Use of BINDER

before 12th century

Rhymes with BINDER

binder

noun bind·er \ˈbīn-dər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BINDER

1
:  a broad bandage applied (as about the chest or abdomen) for support <a breast binder> <an obstetrical binder>
2
:  a substance (as glucose or acacia) used in pharmacy to hold together the ingredients of a compressed tablet
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