binding

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English byndyng; equivalent to bind +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: bīndʹing, IPA(key): /ˈbaɪndɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bind‧ing

Adjective[edit]

binding (comparative more binding, superlative most binding)

  1. Assigning something that one will be held to.
    This contract is a legally binding agreement.
  2. (of food) Having the effect of counteracting diarrhea.
    Bananas and white bread are sometimes considered binding.

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Antonyms[edit]

  • (assigning something that one will be held to): non-binding

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Noun[edit]

binding (plural bindings)

  1. An item (usually rope, tape, or string) used to hold two or more things together.
  2. The spine of a book where the pages are held together.
  3. (sewing) A finishing on a seam or hem of a garment.
  4. (programming) The association of a named item with an element of a program.
  5. (programming) The interface of a library with a programming language other than one it is written in.
    The Python binding is automatically generated.
  6. (chemistry) The action or result of making two or more molecules stick together.

Derived terms[edit]

programming: The association of a named item with an element of a program

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Verb[edit]

binding

  1. present participle of bind

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch bindinge. Equivalent to binden +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

binding f (uncountable)

  1. binding, tying, act of applying bonds to someone or of fastening something
  2. connection, bond, tie (association or commitment to someone or something)

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

binda +‎ -ing

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

binding f (genitive singular bindingar, plural bindingar)

  1. bond, fixation
  2. knitting
  3. (grammar) definiteness

Declension[edit]

f6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative binding bindingin bindingar bindingarnar
Accusative binding bindingina bindingar bindingarnar
Dative binding bindingini bindingum bindingunum
Genitive bindingar bindingarinnar bindinga bindinganna

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

binding

  1. Alternative form of byndyng

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From binde +‎ -ing

Noun[edit]

binding f or m (definite singular bindinga or bindingen, indefinite plural bindinger, definite plural bindingene)

  1. a bond, tie
    (chemistry) kjemisk binding - chemical bond
  2. a binding, fastening
  3. (psyschology) a fixation

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From binde +‎ -ing

Noun[edit]

binding f (definite singular bindinga, indefinite plural bindingar, definite plural bindingane)

  1. a bond, tie
    (chemistry) kjemisk binding - chemical bond
  2. a binding, fastening
  3. (psyschology) a fixation

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