ring binder


Definition of ring binder

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

Examples of ring binder in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Another is as an opening or aperture in an object, like a tunnel through a mountain or the punches in three-ring binder paper. quantamagazine.org, "Topology 101: The Hole Truth," 26 Jan. 2021 The product is the digital equivalent of a three-ring binder: a way to manage newsletter overload. Anna Wiener, The New Yorker, "Is Substack the Media Future We Want?," 28 Dec. 2020 Quint hands out the reports—stapled pages for our classmates, and a three-ring binder to Mr. Chavez. EW.com, "First look: YA powerhouse Marissa Meyer returns with debut rom-com 'Instant Karma'," 27 Apr. 2020 Each label is attached to graph paper and placed into one of nine large three-ring binder notebooks, alphabetically ordered by the first letter of the brand name. Fernando Alfonso Iii, CNN, "How one Florida woman amassed a collection of more than 21,000 banana labels," 22 Feb. 2020 So pull out your grandma’s community cookbook, your three-ring binder of recipes (not just me, right?), the index cards your mom dutifully wrote out. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, "Take the sweetest trip around the country with these 14 American regional cookie recipes," 2 Dec. 2019 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

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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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5 Feb 2021

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“Ring binder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ring%20binder. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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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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