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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
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby adhesive binding
adherent, adhering, adhesion, adhesive, adhesive bandage, adhesive binding, adhesive plaster, adhesive tape, adhibit, ad hoc, ad hockery
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