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1. The art, trade, or profession of binding books.
2. The binding of a book.

book′bind′er n.
book′bind′er·y n.


(ˈbʊkˌbaɪn dɪŋ)

1. the process or art of binding books.
2. the binding of a book.
book′bind`er, n.
book′bind`er•y, n., pl. -er•ies.
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Noun1.bookbinding - the craft of binding booksbookbinding - the craft of binding books    
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
تَجْليدُ الكُتُب
vázání knih
bókband, bókbandsiîn
viazanie kníh


[ˈbʊkˌbaɪndɪŋ] Nencuadernación f


book-binding [ˈbʊkbaɪndɪŋ] nreliure f


[ˈbʊkˌbaɪndɪŋ] nrilegatura


(buk) noun
1. a number of sheets of paper (especially printed) bound together. an exercise book.
2. a piece of writing, bound and covered. I've written a book on Shakespeare.
3. a record of bets.
1. to buy or reserve (a ticket, seat etc) for a play etc. I've booked four seats for Friday's concert.
2. to hire in advance. We've booked the hall for Saturday.
ˈbookable adjective
able to be reserved in advance. Are these seats bookable?
ˈbooking noun
a reservation.
ˈbooklet (-lit) noun
a small, thin book. a booklet about the history of the town.
ˈbookbinding noun
putting the covers on books.
ˈbookbinder noun
ˈbookcase noun
a set of shelves for books.
ˈbooking-office noun
an office where travel tickets etc are sold. a queue at the station booking-office.
ˈbookmaker noun
a professional betting man who takes bets and pays winnings.
ˈbookmark noun
something put in a book to mark a particular page.
ˈbookseller noun
a person who sells books.
ˈbookshelf noun
a shelf on which books are kept.
ˈbookshop noun
a shop which sells books.
ˈbookworm noun
a person who reads a lot.
booked up
having every ticket sold. The theatre is booked up for the season.
book in
to sign one's name on the list of guests at an hotel etc. We have booked in at the Royal Hotel.
by the book
strictly according to the rules. She always does things by the book.
References in periodicals archive ?
4thSpecifications of the agreement, the bookbinding and finishing processing, packaging and distribution at the destination by the various sub-contracts (orders), if necessary.
Visitors can also try their hand at bookbinding, calligraphy and creative writing with informative workshops and talks taking place during the event.
In particular, he's into really old books and bookbinding.
com)-- Norris Bookbinding announces the launch of their new website www.
Bookbinding and print finishing firm Henry Mills, which operated from premises on Chester Street in Aston, was forced to close its doors last November amid falling sales and increasing online competition.
Provides post-press/printing services to the printing trade, with equipment typically not owned by printers, including numbering, folding, scoring, perforating, embossing, foil stamping, perfect bookbinding.
A DIAMOND couple who met while working for the same bookbinding firm have written the latest chapter in their happy marriage.
The man who had sparked his love of bookbinding, Paul Delrue - who Simeon met at Ruthin Craft Centre in 1981 - had also returned to Ruthin where he set up a bindery in Mill Street.
Located at 47-34 11th Street, the building's design has been inspired by the neighborhood's history as a bustling bookbinding hub.
With an experienced background in both printing and bookbinding, Machycek decided to choose the less competitive field for his venture.
Each received book tokens from Jim Bridges, right, of Remploy bookbinding.