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Line breaks: dis|bound
Pronunciation: /dɪsˈbaʊnd

Definition of disbound in English:


(Of a portion of a book) removed from a bound volume.
Example sentences
  • Photographic prints from a disbound sample book showing samples of decorative and ornamental fixtures made from onyx.
  • While we can digitize and film bound material, it is sometimes desirable to capture the images in a disbound or loose state to avoid losing data in the gutter margins due to tight binding.
  • It is a pleasure to acknowledge the financial assistance of the Trust in funding the examination of the disbound manuscript.

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