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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.
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