perfect binding


noun Bookbinding.

a technique for binding books by a machine that cuts off the backs of the sections and glues the leaves to a cloth or paper backing.

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Origin of perfect binding

First recorded in 1925–30

OTHER WORDS FROM perfect binding

perfect-bound, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for perfect binding

perfect binding

noun

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