Bookbinding
Bookbinding Book"bind`ing, n. The art, process, or business of binding books. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bookbinding — [bookbīn΄diŋ] n. 1. the art, trade, or business of binding books 2. the binding of a book bookbinder n …   English World dictionary

  • Bookbinding — A traditional bookbinder at work Old bookbindings …   Wikipedia

  • bookbinding — /book buyn ding/, n. the process or art of binding books. [1765 75; BOOK + BINDING] * * * Joining together of leaves of paper, parchment, or vellum within covers to form a book or codex. Bookbinding developed when the codex replaced the roll.… …   Universalium

  • bookbinding —   Humuhumu puke.    ♦ Bookbinding paper, humuhumu puke ili pepa.    ♦ Bookbinding cloth, humuhumu puke ili lole …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • bookbinding — [[t]b ʊkbaɪndɪŋ[/t]] also book binding N UNCOUNT Bookbinding is the work of fastening books together and putting covers on them …   English dictionary

  • bookbinding — noun Date: 1707 1. the art or trade of binding books 2. the binding of a book • bookbinder noun • bookbindery noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bookbinding — noun The art, craft or process of binding books See Also: bookbinder …   Wiktionary

  • bookbinding — Synonyms and related words: Smyth sewing, backing, bibliopegy, binder board, binding, book cloth, book cover, book jacket, bookcase, case, casemaking, casing in, collating, collating mark, cover, dust cover, dust jacket, folding, footband,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bookbinding — book|bind|ing [ˈbukˌbaındıŋ] n [U] the process of fastening the pages of books inside a cover >bookbinder n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bookbinding — n. art or trade of binding books; binding of a book, book s cover …   English contemporary dictionary

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