1. book binding the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
  2. bookbinding the craft of binding books
  3. condescending characteristic of those who treat others with arrogance
  4. ski binding one of a pair of mechanical devices that are attached to a ski and that will grip a ski boot; the bindings should release in case of a fall
  5. Bos banteng wild ox of the Malay Archipelago
  6. bookbinder a worker whose trade is binding books
  7. bookbindery a bookbinder's workshop; a place for binding books
  8. impending close in time; about to occur
  9. bookkeeping the activity of recording business transactions
  10. spellbinding attracting and holding interest
  11. buck-and-wing a solo tap dance emphasizing sharp taps
  12. binding executed with proper legal authority
  13. spontaneous said or done without having been planned in advance
  14. bonding the act of fastening firmly together
  15. findings a collection of tools and other articles used by an artisan to make jewelry or clothing or shoes
  16. blinding shining intensely
  17. surroundings the environment in which something exists or lives
  18. proceedings (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
  19. compounding the act of combining things to form a new whole
  20. abounding existing in abundance