- an attachment to a harvester or reaper for binding the cut grain.
- Also called self-binder . a machine that cuts and binds grain.
- a stone, as a perpend, for bonding masonry.
- a girder supporting the ends of two sets of floor joists.
- a substance for holding loose material together, as water or tar in a macadamized road, or polyurethane in polymer concrete.
- stirrup (def. 4).
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He carefully adds recipes to a binder he keeps while I am horrified he'd ever make some of these dishes again.Carolyn Hax: How to improve on ‘I cook, you clean’ without stirring the pot|Carolyn Hax|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
Through homology, Poincaré aimed to capture everything from Riemann’s one-dimensional circle-like holes in a straw or binder paper, to the two-dimensional cavity-like holes inside Swiss cheese, and beyond to higher dimensions.Topology 101: The Hole Truth|David S. Richeson|January 26, 2021|Quanta Magazine
You’ve been keeping an eye on your work presentation binder all week so you can whip it out when you need it.What Do Different Facial Breakouts Mean?|Brooklyn White|December 24, 2020|Essence.com
The day before a hearing, the lawmaker said she often spends time studying a 70- to 150-page binder of background information compiled by her staff to prepare for difficult testimonies.
Top officials began probing more deeply and told staffers to compile a “spill binder” of fields around Bakersfield, the seat of Kern County.Oil Companies Are Profiting From Illegal Spills. And California Lets Them.|by Janet Wilson, The Desert Sun, and Lylla Younes, ProPublica|September 18, 2020|ProPublica
In the memorial sits a three-ring-binder which contains the bios of the women who have been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.The Names You Don’t Hear: Nearly 200 Women Have Died in Iraq and Afghanistan|Kate Hoit|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many runways are asphaltic concrete—aggregate in a bitumen binder—which softens and melts under heat.Why Can’t America’s Newest Stealth Jet Land Like It’s Supposed To?|Bill Sweetman|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The letter is four pages long, written on binder paper, in careful cursive.Life as an Undocumented Immigrant|Jose Antonio Vargas|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As Sarah A. Binder and Steven S. Smith show in their book Politics or Principle?The Nuclear Senate|Michael Tomasky|July 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I will be glad to hand this binder down to my niece and vouch for its comfort.‘Binders Full of Women’ Invades Amazon.com|Matthew DeLuca|October 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Then, seeing no need to waste time, the corporal rode towards Courthorne's homestead, and found its owner stripping a binder.
Then Winston recognized them, and made a sign to one of the men behind him as he hauled his binder clear of the wheat.
Takes time, of course, but the sharp grit puts down the grain like a binder knife, if it blows through the field long enough.
A week or so after the supper party Festing started for the settlement with some pieces of a binder in his wagon.
At first, manufacturers of vertical filing equipment supplied nothing more substantial than boxes made of binder's board.
British Dictionary definitions for binder
- a person who binds books; bookbinder
- a machine that is used to bind books