perfect binding

noun

Definition of perfect binding

: a book binding in which a layer of adhesive holds the pages and cover together

Other Words from perfect binding

perfect-bound \ ˈpər-​fik(t)-​ˈbau̇nd How to pronounce perfect binding (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of perfect binding

1926, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about perfect binding

Time Traveler for perfect binding

Time Traveler

The first known use of perfect binding was in 1926

See more words from the same year

Statistics for perfect binding

Cite this Entry

“Perfect binding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perfect%20binding. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on perfect binding

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about perfect binding

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Dog Breeds

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!