- a stone, as a perpend, for bonding masonry.
- a girder supporting the ends of two sets of floor joists.
- a material for holding loose material together, as in a macadamized road.
- stirrup(def 4).
Examples from the Web for binders
Willard—and his “binders full of women”—alas, remains a mystery.Inside ‘Mitt,’ Netflix’s All-Access Mitt Romney Documentary|Marlow Stern|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Who would have thought the only person with binders full of women in Los Angeles would be Heidi Fleiss?
Enjoy this video of New York Mag's Jonathan Chait explaining the vapidity of the "binders full of women" meme.
Folks online are wallowing in Romney saying that as governor he wanted "binders of women."
Mitt Romney claimed during the debate that he requested ‘binders full of women’ as governor of Massachusetts.Mitt Romney’s ‘Binders Full of Women’ Comment Sets Internet Ablaze|Marlow Stern|October 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Since binders receive very hard wear it is important that they should be made of good material.
Such have a brief succs destime, and are then used by binders for thickening the folded leaves of some masterpiece of antiquity.A History of Chinese Literature|Herbert A. Giles
The writer knows of only two binders which use a clamp which must be screwed tightly in order to hold the magazine firmly.
He belonged to a family of binders, all of whom were excellent workmen, and lived in the 17th and 18th centuries.
On many of them are also initials which are very often those of well-known contemporary printers and binders.English Heraldic Book-stamps|Cyril Davenport
British Dictionary definitions for binders
- a person who binds books; bookbinder
- a machine that is used to bind books
Word Origin and History for binders
Old English bindere "one who binds" (see bind). Of various objects or products that bind, from early 16c.