Definition of Binder

1. Noun. A machine that cuts grain and binds it in sheaves.

Exact synonyms: Reaper Binder
Generic synonyms: Harvester, Reaper
Derivative terms: Bind, Bind

2. Noun. Something used to bind separate particles together or facilitate adhesion to a surface.
Generic synonyms: Adhesive, Adhesive Agent, Adhesive Material
Derivative terms: Bind, Bind

3. Noun. Holds loose papers or magazines.
Exact synonyms: Ring-binder
Generic synonyms: Protection, Protective Cover, Protective Covering
Derivative terms: Bind

4. Noun. Something used to tie or bind.
Exact synonyms: Ligature
Generic synonyms: Ligament
Derivative terms: Bind

Definition of Binder

1. n. One who binds; as, a binder of sheaves; one whose trade is to bind; as, a binder of books.

Definition of Binder

1. Noun. Someone who binds, particularly someone who binds books; a bookbinder. ¹

2. Noun. A cover or holder for unbound papers, pages etc. ¹

3. Noun. Something that is used to bind things together, often referring to the mechanism that accomplishes this for a book. ¹

4. Noun. A dossier. ¹

5. Noun. (context: agriculture) A machine used in harvesting that ties cut stalks of grain into a bundle. ¹

6. Noun. (chemistry) A chemical that causes two other substances to form into one. ¹

7. Noun. (legal) A down payment on a piece of real property that secures the payor the right to purchase the property from the payee upon an agreement of terms. ¹

8. Noun. (qualifier Chiefly Minnesota) A rubber band. ¹

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Definition of Binder

1. one that binds [n -S] - See also: binds

Medical Definition of Binder

1. 1. A broad bandage, especially one encircling the abdomen. 2. Anything that binds. See: bind. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Binder

bind off
bind on equip
bind on pickup
bind over
bind up
binder (current term)
binder's board
binder board
binder clip

Literary usage of Binder

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report by Illinois Highway Commission (1913)
"k, surfaced with a bituminous binder. In the construction of the bituminous surface, ... Station 3+50 to 12—Two coats binder No. 167, gravel dressing used. ..."

2. The Construction of Roads and Pavements by Thomas Radford Agg (1920)
"binder Course.—Formerly the sheet-asphalt wearing surface was placed directly on the base, but it was found to creep and become uneven, and the intermediate ..."

3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1874)
"The Yankee Letter File and binder is not made in book form with napping covers ... Should any part ofthe Yankee Letter File and binder get out of repair, ..."

4. Annual Report (1913)
"binder STONE. Stone or gravel to be used for asphaltic concrete binder shall be ... ASPHALTIC CONCRETE binder. Asphaltic concrete binder shall be made as ..."

5. The Law of Contracts by William Herbert Page (1922)
"The stone, or stone and sand, and the asphalt cement shall be heated separately to such a temperature as will give, after mixing, a binder mixture of the ..."

6. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1899)
"Stoddard. Red patriot. Crockett. Cleg Kelly. Century. Mitchell. Adventures of Francois. Condition. 8 Sent to binder. 69 One hinge loose. 25 Sent to binder. ..."

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