three-quarter binding
noun see three-quarter-bound

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • three-quarter binding — n. a type of bookbinding in which the material of the back, usually leather, is extended onto the covers for one third of their width …   English World dictionary

  • three-quarter binding — noun the spine and much of the sides are a different material from the rest of the cover • Hypernyms: ↑binding, ↑book binding, ↑cover, ↑back * * * noun : a book binding in which the material (as leather) of the backbone and the corners is… …   Useful english dictionary

  • three-quarter binding — /θri kwɔtə ˈbaɪndɪŋ/ (say three kwawtuh buynding) noun a book binding in which the leather back extends farther towards the side covers than in half binding …   Australian English dictionary

  • three-quarter binding — Bookbinding. a binding in which the material used for the back extends further over the covers than in half binding. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • quarter binding — quarter bound /kwawr teuhr bownd /, adj. a style of bookbinding in which the spine is leather and the sides are cloth or paper. Cf. full binding, half binding, three quarter binding. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • quarter binding — noun : a book binding in which the material of the backbone (as leather) is different from that of the sides and extends upon the boards one quarter their width or less compare full binding, half binding, three quarter binding …   Useful english dictionary

  • three-quarter-bound — adjective Date: circa 1951 of a book bound like a half bound book but having the material on the spine extended to cover about one third of the boards • three quarter binding noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • three-quarter-bound — adjective of a book : having a three quarter binding …   Useful english dictionary

  • three-quar|ter-bound — «THREE KWR tuhr BOWND», adjective. (of a book) bound in three quarter binding …   Useful english dictionary

  • three-quarterbinding — three quarter binding n. A bookbinding in which the leather or fabric covering the spine extends onto the covers for one third of their width. * * * …   Universalium

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