spiral binding

noun

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

Examples of spiral binding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The 12-month calendar features black spiral binding and a loop for easy hanging. Jamie Weissman, Better Homes & Gardens, 14 Dec. 2022 Many have hand-drawn cover art and plastic spiral binding. Los Angeles Times, 14 Sep. 2022 The heavy-duty spiral binding won’t come apart on commutes. Popsci Commerce Team, Popular Science, 22 Oct. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of spiral binding was in 1944

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Cite this Entry

“Spiral binding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spiral%20binding. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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