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adhesive binding

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noun
  1. perfect binding.
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Origin of adhesive binding

First recorded in 1950–55
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British Dictionary definitions for adhesive binding

adhesive binding

noun
  1. bookbinding a style of binding used mainly for paperback books, where the backs of the gathered sections are trimmed and inserted into a cover along with adhesive to hold the pages and cover togetherAlso called: perfect binding
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