ring binder


Definition of ring binder

: a loose-leaf binder in which split rings attached to a back hold the perforated sheets of paper

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Recent Examples on the Web Colonel Thomas Dorsey Chapter members donated a large assortment of three-ring binders, five-subject notebooks, backpacks, zipper binders, colored pencils, markers, pencil pouches and scissors. Patti Restivo, baltimoresun.com, "DAR history on display at Miller Branch library in Howard; chapter gives the gift of school supplies," 8 Nov. 2019 That fall, Mitchell gathered more than thirty drawings and watercolors in a ring binder and paired them with handwritten lyrics and bits of poetry. Amanda Petrusich, The New Yorker, "Joni Mitchell Discusses Her New Book of Early Songs and Drawings," 16 Oct. 2019 The physical books — thick, three-ring binders — are also being stored at the new facility, a 7,300-square-foot space at the Ahmanson Recruit Training Center in Westchester. Nicole Santa Cruz, Los Angeles Times, "Joint FBI and LAPD homicide library brings new hope for old cases," 2 Oct. 2019 As his wife, Gwen, peers out to sea through a pair of binoculars, Spang retreats into the shack and records the day’s data in a thick three-ring binder, just as he’s done again and again before. BostonGlobe.com, "A short documentary exploring climate change on Cape Cod," 26 Sep. 2019 Prosecutors suggest that all the papers be assembled into a three-ring binder with a table of contents, then given to the police investigator. Pauline Repard, San Diego Union-Tribune, "San Diego County DA offers new guide for reporting embezzlement," 11 Sep. 2019 Once Brown has completely filled a pad, the sheets are torn out, three holes are punched through each sheet and they are stacked into a three-ring binder, dozens of which fill filing cabinets around the facility. Ross Dellenger, SI.com, "Neal Brown Is Eager to Try His Hand at West Virginia's One-of-a-Kind Challenge," 27 June 2019 During a two-hour flight here from Washington on Tuesday, Klobuchar immersed herself in a set of thick three-ring binders with pink soft-plastic covers, pausing to write longhand notes on index cards. Jonathan Allen, NBC News, "The do-or-die mission for Democrats hitting the stage Wednesday night," 26 June 2019 Weisgerber, the lead investigator since 2002, said the case was contained in more than nine, large three-ring binders. Nicholas Rondinone, courant.com, "Norwalk officials praise police work in 32-year search for Kathleen Flynn’s killer," 18 June 2019

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First Known Use of ring binder

1906, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ring binder was in 1906

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20 Nov 2019

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“Ring binder.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ring%20binder. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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English Language Learners Definition of ring binder

: a cover for sheets of paper that are fastened into rings that pass through holes on the edge of the paper

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