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forwarding

[ fawr-wer-ding ]
/ ˈfɔr wər dɪŋ /
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noun
Bookbinding. a stage in which sections of a book are stitched, fitted with a back, pasted, etc., before being placed in the completed cover.
Engraving. the process of starting a copper plate by etching and of finishing with a graver.
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Origin of forwarding

First recorded in 1625–35; forward + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for forwarding

forwarding
/ (ˈfɔːwədɪŋ) /

noun
all the processes involved in the binding of a book subsequent to cutting and up to the fitting of its cover
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