adhesive binding


noun


Nearby words

  1. adhesion,
  2. adhesiotomy,
  3. adhesive,
  4. adhesive absorbent dressing,
  5. adhesive bandage,
  6. adhesive capsulitis,
  7. adhesive pericarditis,
  8. adhesive peritonitis,
  9. adhesive plaster,
  10. adhesive pleurisy

Origin of adhesive binding

First recorded in 1950–55

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British Dictionary definitions for adhesive binding

adhesive binding

noun

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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