Definition of binder in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪndə/


1A cover for holding magazines or loose sheets of paper together.
Example sentences
  • What covers my binders, folders, notebooks, and textbooks?
  • We have so many pretty-colored papers in our binders and folders that we can probably start a mosaic on the school walls!
  • At the intersection of the hallways sat a round wooden table with a desk lamp on it, illuminating several blue, hard cover binders filled with multitudes of papers.
2A substance used to make other substances or materials stick or mix together.
Example sentences
  • Whereas the aggregate is the filler, the combination of water and cement provide the binder that keeps the material together.
  • In situ stabilisation of pavement materials with cementitious binders is a well-recognised method of rehabilitating pavements for local roads and highways.
  • Clayey gravel or gravel, and crushed igneous rocks are commonly used as pavement materials, and cementitious binders are the main stabilising agents.
3A reaping machine that binds grain into sheaves.
Example sentences
  • Others operated the plows, seed drills, binders, and other implements hitched behind the engines and tractors.
  • It is fascinating to stand and watch the threshing machine and binder, the stone crusher and the mechanical saw working away.
  • Now our log chains, binders, and pins are always right where we need them.
4A bookbinder.
Example sentences
  • Upon landing in Europe, Greer said, he found a binder to assemble the book.
  • They would receive commissions for particular texts, which they would then subcontract out to scribes, illuminators, and binders, to whom they also supplied materials and tools.
  • It is not, therefore, primarily an evaluative discipline except in so far as it may establish an order of excellence for particular printers, scribes or engravers, papermakers, or binders.

Words that rhyme with binder

blinder, finder, grinder, kinda, minder, ringbinder, winder

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