perfect binding

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noun Bookbinding.
  1. 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.

Origin of perfect binding

First recorded in 1925–30
Also called adhesive binding.
Related formsper·fect-bound, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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perfect binding

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