spiral binding
noun Date: 1944 a book or notebook binding in which a continuous spiral wire or plastic strip is passed through holes along one edge

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  • spiral binding — noun : mechanical binding in which a continuous spiral wire or plastic strip is passed through holes at the gutter margin * * * a binding, as for a notebook or booklet, in which the pages are fastened together by a spiral of wire or plastic that… …   Useful english dictionary

  • spiral binding — a binding, as for a notebook or booklet, in which the pages are fastened together by a spiral of wire or plastic that coils through a series of holes punched along one side of each page and the front and back covers. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • spiral binding — spi′ral bind′ing n. cvb a notebook binding in which the pages are fastened together by a spiral of wire that coils through holes at the side of each page • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • Punching and spiral binding machine — Машина для перфорации и скрепления (блока) спиралью …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Spiral — In mathematics, a spiral is a curve which emanates from a central point, getting progressively farther away as it revolves around the point.piral or helixA spiral and a helix are two terms that are easily confused, but represent different objects …   Wikipedia

  • spiral — spirality /spuy ral i tee/, n. spirally, adv. /spuy reuhl/, n., adj., v., spiraled, spiraling or (esp. Brit.) spiralled, spiralling. n. 1. Geom. a plane curve generated by a point moving around a fixed point while constantly receding from or… …   Universalium

  • spiral — 01. The birds were flying loops and [spirals] through the trees, and across the sky. 02. Most of the galaxies in the universe have a [spiral] shape. 03. We put a [spiral] binding on the book, so it could be opened and lain flat on a desk. 04.… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • binding — Synonyms and related words: Smyth sewing, absolute, adhesive, affixation, annexation, attachment, authoritative, backing, bandage, bandaging, beading, bibliopegy, binder, binder board, bond, book cloth, book cover, book jacket, bookbinding,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • spiral — spi•ral [[t]ˈspaɪ rəl[/t]] n. adj. v. raled, ral•ing (esp. brit.) ralled, ral•ling. 1) math. a plane curve generated by a point moving around a fixed point while constantly receding from or approaching it 2) math. a helix 3) math. a single circle …   From formal English to slang

  • spiral — spi·ral || spaɪərÉ™l n. curve that twists around a fixed center point; three dimensional curve turning around an axis, helix; something having a spiral like curve; progressive upward or downward movement v. wind, coil, twist around an axis,… …   English contemporary dictionary

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