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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English byndyng; equivalent to bind +‎ -ing.

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: bīndʹing, IPA(key): /ˈbaɪndɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bind‧ing

AdjectiveEdit

binding (comparative more binding, superlative most binding)

  1. Assigning something that one will be held to.
    This contract is a legally binding agreement.
  2. (of food) Having the effect of counteracting diarrhea.
    Bananas and white bread are sometimes considered binding.

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

  • (assigning something that one will be held to): non-binding

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NounEdit

binding (plural bindings)

  1. An item (usually rope, tape, or string) used to hold two or more things together.
  2. The spine of a book where the pages are held together.
  3. (sewing) A finishing on a seam or hem of a garment.
  4. (programming) The association of a named item with an element of a program.
  5. (programming) The interface of a library with a programming language other than one it is written in.
    The Python binding is automatically generated.
  6. (chemistry) The action or result of making two or more molecules stick together.

Derived termsEdit

programming: The association of a named item with an element of a program

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

binding

  1. present participle of bind

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

binda +‎ -ing

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

binding f (genitive singular bindingar, plural bindingar)

  1. bond, fixation
  2. knitting
  3. (grammar) definiteness

DeclensionEdit

f6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative binding bindingin bindingar bindingarnar
Accusative binding bindingina bindingar bindingarnar
Dative binding bindingini bindingum bindingunum
Genitive bindingar bindingarinnar bindinga bindinganna

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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

binding

  1. Alternative form of byndyng