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bond US English

Physical restraints used to hold someone or something prisoner, especially ropes or chains

bond US Thesaurus

the bond between Moira and her son

Bond, Edward US English

(B.1934), English dramatist. Many of his plays are marked by scenes of violence and cruelty. Notable works: Saved (1965) and Lear (1971)

Bond, James US English

A British secret agent in the spy novels of Ian Fleming, known also by his code name 007

T-bond US English

Short for Treasury bond.

junk bond US English

A high-yield, high-risk security, typically issued by a company seeking to raise capital quickly in order to finance a takeover

pair-bond US English

(Of an animal or person) form a close relationship through courtship and sexual activity with one other animal or person

bond paper US English

High-quality writing paper

Brady bond US English

A restructured commercial bank loan to poor countries, denominated in US dollars

coupon bond US English

An investment bond on which interest is paid by presenting coupons

double bond US English

A chemical bond in which two pairs of electrons are shared between two atoms

granny bond US English

A form of index-linked National Savings certificate, originally available only to pensioners

single bond US English

A chemical bond in which one pair of electrons is shared between two atoms

triple bond US English

A chemical bond in which three pairs of electrons are shared between two atoms

bulldog bond US English

A sterling bond issued on the UK market by a foreign borrower

English bond US English

A bond used in brickwork consisting of alternate courses of stretchers and headers

Flemish bond US English

A pattern of bricks in a wall in which each course consists of alternate headers and stretchers

hydrogen bond US English

A weak bond between two molecules resulting from an electrostatic attraction between a proton in one molecule and an electronegative atom in the other

Premium Bond US English

(In the UK) a government security that offers no interest or capital gain but is entered in regular draws for cash prizes

savings bond US English

A bond issued by the government and sold to the general public

Treasury bond US English

A government bond issued by the US Treasury

victory bond US English

A bond issued by a government during or immediately after a major war

government bond US English

A bond issued by the government

investment bond US English

(In the UK) a single-premium life insurance policy linked to a unit trust for long-term investment

municipal bond US English

A security issued by or on behalf of a local authority

zero-coupon bond US English

A bond that is issued at a deep discount to its face value but pays no interest

performance bond US English

A bond issued by a bank or other financial institution, guaranteeing the fulfillment of a particular contract

phosphodiester bond US English

A chemical bond of the kind joining successive sugar molecules in a polynucleotide

bondman US English

A serf; a slave

bondservant US English

A person bound in service without wages

bondslave US English

A slave or serf

chemical bond in bond US English

A strong force of attraction holding atoms together in a molecule or crystal, resulting from the sharing or transfer of electrons

debenture US English

An unsecured loan certificate issued by a company, backed by general credit rather than by specified assets

Premium Savings Bond in Premium Bond US English

(In the UK) a government security that offers no interest or capital gain but is entered in regular draws for cash prizes


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