raised band

noun

Definition of raised band

: a ridge across the backbone of a hand-sewn book produced when the cords or bands are not sawed in also : a similar ridge raised on a machine-sewn book by applying a heated die — compare sunken cord

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“Raised band.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raised%20band. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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