Definition of Bonding

1. Noun. A close personal relationship that forms between people (as between husband and wife or parent and child).

2. Noun. (dentistry) a technique for repairing a tooth; resinous material is applied to the surface of the tooth where it adheres to the tooth's enamel.
Generic synonyms: Technique
Category relationships: Dental Medicine, Dentistry, Odontology

3. Noun. Fastening firmly together.
Exact synonyms: Soldering
Generic synonyms: Attachment, Fastening
Derivative terms: Solder

Definition of Bonding

1. Verb. (present participle of bond) ¹

2. Noun. A method of aggregating multiple network interfaces on a computer into a single logical interface ¹

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Definition of Bonding

1. the formation of a close personal relationship [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bonding

1. The process of attaching brackets to your teeth using a special safe glue. (08 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bonding

bonded debt
bonded labor
bonded labors
bonded labour
bonded labours
bonding (current term)
bonding jumper

Literary usage of Bonding

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"The compact nature of the bonding suggests that the water molecule is strongly polarized in the combined fields of the potassium ions and of Ou atoms that ..."

2. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"Social bonding The interpersonal environment has also been characterized by the degree of social bonding, or attachment, between the adolescent and ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"In a materialman's action against a bonding company on a bond given to secure a street paving contract, an agreement, whereby the materialman was to receive ..."

4. Annual Report by New Jersey State Geologist, New Jersey Geological Survey (1905)
"By bonding power is meant that quality of a molding sand by virtue of which the ... It is essential, of course, that a molding sand have sufficient bonding ..."

5. Prevention Primer: An Encyclopedia of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"The elements of social bonding that prevent alcohol, tobacco, ... Research on social bonding and the results of field experiences have focused attention on ..."

6. State and County Educational Reorganization: The Revised Constitution and by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1914)
"ERECTION OF BUILDINGS; bonding Sec. 128. Letting of contracts. — Before any new school building can be contracted for the money for its erection must have ..."

7. Insurance: Principles and Practices by Robert Riegel, Harry James Loman (1921)
"In corporate bonding the surety is a corporation. The party for whose acts or neglect the surety is responsible is called the "principal" or "obligor," and ..."

8. The Construction of Roads and Pavements by Thomas Radford Agg (1920)
"The gravels which are deficient in bonding material are usually found in ... The deficiency in bonding material can be supplied by mixing clay with the ..."

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