spiral binding

noun

Definition of spiral binding

: a book or notebook binding in which a continuous spiral wire or plastic strip is passed through holes along one edge

First Known Use of spiral binding

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Spiral binding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spiral%20binding. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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