Binder definition

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One that binds, especially a bookbinder.
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Something, such as a cord, used to bind.
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A notebook cover with rings or clamps for holding sheets of paper.
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Something, such as the latex in certain paints, that creates uniform consistency, solidification, or cohesion.
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A machine that reaps and ties grain.
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A payment or written statement making an agreement legally binding until the completion of a formal insurance contract.
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An agreement specifying the terms and conditions of a real estate transaction.
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A person who binds; specif., a bookbinder.
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A thing that binds or holds together.
  • A band, cord, etc.
  • A material that binds things together.
    Tar is a binder for gravel in paving.
  • A detachable cover with rings or clamps for holding sheets of paper together.
  • A leaf of tobacco rolled around the filler of a cigar to bind it.
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(law) A temporary memorandum of a contract, in effect pending execution of the final contract.
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A device attached to a reaper, for tying grain in bundles.
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A machine that both reaps and binds grain.
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Money that is paid as part of a contract to show good faith until the transaction is completed.
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In the insurance industry, a binder provides proof to the insured that coverage has been approved until the actual insurance policy is delivered and the payment is submitted to the insurance company. A binder is a letter guaranteeing insurance coverage.
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A document giving a person temporary insurance coverage until her application for insurance is rejected or until the insurance policy is issued.
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A document in which the parties to a sale of real property declare their intention to transfer ownership of the property. The document usually includes a memorandum of the important points of the parties’ contract and is usually accompanied by the buyer’s first payment.
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The buyer’s first payment toward the purchase of real property. See also earnest money.
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Someone who binds, particularly someone who binds books; a bookbinder.
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A cover or holder for unbound papers, pages etc.
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Something that is used to bind things together, often referring to the mechanism that accomplishes this for a book.
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(programming) A software mechanism that performs binding.
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(agriculture) A machine used in harvesting that ties cut stalks of grain into a bundle.
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(chemistry) A chemical that causes two other substances to form into one.
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(law) A down payment on a piece of real property that secures the payor the right to purchase the property from the payee upon an agreement of terms.
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(Chiefly Minnesota) A rubber band.
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(ecology) A plant, such as a ground cover, whose growth retards erosion.
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An attachment on a reaping machine that ties grain in bundles.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
binder
Plural:
binders

Origin of binder

  • bind +‎ -er

    From Wiktionary