- a relationship that usually begins at the time of birth between a parent and offspring and that establishes the basis for an ongoing mutual attachment.
- the establishment of a pair bond.
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It also uses a proprietary soil mix that has a bonding agent that holds the soil together better during shipping and better protects the roots, explains Boomscape CEO Justin Mast.Online garden shop Bloomscape raises $15M Series B, acquires plant care app Vera|Sarah Perez|September 30, 2020|TechCrunch
Separating newborns from mothers awaiting lab test results denied them early skin-to-skin contact and breastfeeding, which studies have shown can affect bonding.Federal Investigation Finds Hospital Violated Patients’ Rights by Profiling, Separating Native Mothers and Newborns|by Bryant Furlow, New Mexico In Depth|August 22, 2020|ProPublica
Early skin-to-skin contact promotes bonding and breastfeeding and has other health benefits.Masks help new moms with COVID-19 safely breastfeed their babies|Aimee Cunningham|July 23, 2020|Science News
When fathers hold and play with their children, oxytocin and prolactin kick in, priming them for bonding.
And if a family is bonding in 2015, it probably involves Game of Thrones or Modern Family.
The way we share technology can even be a way of bonding or showing trust for each other.
Did you and McConaughey have any sort of bonding ritual before shooting?Jared Leto on His Brilliant Performance as a Transsexual in ‘Dallas Buyers Club’|Marlow Stern|September 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was really a bonding collective that MTV was the glue for.Martha Quinn, Nina Blackwood & More Original MTV VJs Tell All|Melissa Leon|May 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The masons of that city still cling with reverence to the Flemish system of bonding,—the strongest known to the bricklayer.
This is in contrast to the gravel road, where little dependence is placed upon the bonding effect of the rock dust.American Rural Highways|T. R. Agg
Bonding and entrepot facilities, on a scale commensurate with local needs, now satisfy trade requirements.
Vows are exchanged more as a matter of performance than of bonding.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
It takes a day or two to get a bond through a bonding house, and all I want to do is to tie Matt up for a day.Cappy Ricks|Peter B. Kyne