cloth-bound
cloth-bound cloth-bound adj. having rigid front and back covers, covered with cloth; -- of books. Contrasted to {{softcover}}. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • cloth|bound — «KLTH BOWND, KLOTH », adjective. having a cloth binding: »a clothbound book …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cloth-bound book — Книга в цельнотканевой переплётной крышке …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • bound — bound1 [ baund ] adjective not usually before noun ** 1. ) bound to something that is bound to happen will almost certainly happen: If you have problems at home, it s bound to affect your work. Knowing Jim, he s bound to be late. The kids are out …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bound — I UK [baʊnd] / US adjective [not usually before noun] ** 1) something that is bound to happen will almost certainly happen bound to: If you have problems at home, it s bound to affect your work. The kids are out late, so of course she s bound to… …   English dictionary

  • Altar cloth — Altar covered with white altar cloths. An (altar cloth) is used by various religious groups to cover an altar. Christianity, ancient Judaism, and Buddhism are among the world religions that use altar cloths. Because many altars are made of wood… …   Wikipedia

  • hard|bound — hard bound or hard|bound «HAHRD BOWND», adjective. (of books) bound in cloth, boards, or leather, rather than in flexible paper …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard-bound — or hard|bound «HAHRD BOWND», adjective. (of books) bound in cloth, boards, or leather, rather than in flexible paper …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crocus cloth — is an abrasive sheet similar to sand paper or emery cloth but covered with a layer of very fine loose polishing or lapping compound rather than with bound grains of abrasive. For final metal and gemstone finishing. It is available in various… …   Wikipedia

  • hard-bound — hardback hard back , hardbacked hard backed , hardcover hard cov*er hard bound hard bound adj. Having rigid front and back covers, usually boards covered with paper, cloth, or leather; of books. Contrasted with {softcover} and {paperback}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clothbound — cloth•bound [[t]ˈklɔθˈbaʊnd, ˈklɒθ [/t]] adj. pri (of a book) bound with cloth rather than paper, leather, etc • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

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