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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Three-ring binders and sharpened pencils, three-cheese tortellini and shaved Parmesan. Rebekah Denn, The Seattle Times, "Savoring the school lunch — and the connection of the routine," 5 Sep. 2018 In the mornings, while staying at a La Quinta Inn, Ms. Archer would make lists in a blue three-ring binder of items lost, mostly items that came to her in her dreams. Audra D. S. Burch, New York Times, "Brutal Choice in Houston: Sell Home at a Loss or Face New Floods," 30 Mar. 2018 Weintraub declined to speculate, but said investigators also recovered bizarre, handwritten notes in a three-ring binder at the suspect’s home. Vinny Vella, Philly.com, "Bucks DA: 'Great policework' nabs chemical-company owner accused of building bombs," 28 June 2018 The Plotts keep scrupulous notes about William in large three-ring binders. Anne Saker, Cincinnati.com, "Cincinnati tested the marijuana drug that the FDA has just approved," 27 June 2018 Bring sheet music for accompanist in a three-ring binder (no a cappela) and dress comfortable for moment. Mark Rapp, cleveland.com, "Cleveland theater's auditions for Jan. 26 and Beyond: "The Elephant Man" at French Creek Theatre & More," 26 Jan. 2018 His lawyer, Ganden Tethong, has 140 ring binders of documents related to his cases. The Economist, "The whistleblower’s storyOne man’s fight against the Swiss offshore banking system," 16 Dec. 2017 The three-ring binder will have graphs and numbers and quotes and comparisons that will make Eric Hosmer look like some cross between Ted Williams and the Pope. Sam Mellinger, kansascity, "The case for Hoz: How agent Scott Boras hopes to make Eric Hosmer $200M richer," 12 Oct. 2017 Campos testified under oath for Gorman’s client on May 7, 2015, and two weeks later Gorman handed Campos $5,000 in cash that Gorman pulled from inside a three-ring binder in his office, the records say. Drew Gerber, Washington Post, "Maryland lobbyist pleads guilty to bribing lawmaker to help with Prince George’s liquor licenses," 22 Sep. 2017

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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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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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