perfect-bound
adjective see perfect binding

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • perfect binding — perfect bound, adj. 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. Also called adhesive binding. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • perfect binding — noun Date: 1926 a book binding in which a layer of adhesive holds the pages and cover together • perfect bound adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • perfect binder — noun : a machine for producing perfect bound books and pamphlets …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Bound — Bind Bind, v. t. [imp. {Bound}; p. p. {Bound}, formerly {Bounden}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Binding}.] [AS. bindan, perfect tense band, bundon, p. p. bunden; akin to D. & G. binden, Dan. binde, Sw. & Icel. binda, Goth. bindan, Skr. bandh (for bhandh) to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bound — Bind Bind, v. t. [imp. {Bound}; p. p. {Bound}, formerly {Bounden}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Binding}.] [AS. bindan, perfect tense band, bundon, p. p. bunden; akin to D. & G. binden, Dan. binde, Sw. & Icel. binda, Goth. bindan, Skr. bandh (for bhandh) to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perfect binding — noun a form of bookbinding in which the leaves are bound by gluing, after the back folds have been cut off, rather than sewing …   English new terms dictionary

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