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binding

EN[ˈbaɪndiŋ]
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WBinding
  • Binding may refer to persons or places with naming from a variety of origins, or to the concept of bringing or holding two or more separate things together:

    Definition of binding in English Dictionary

  • NounPLbindingsPREbin-SUF-ing
    1. An item (usually rope, tape, or string) used to hold two or more things together.
      1. The spine of a book where the pages are held together.
        1. (sewing) A finishing on a seam or hem of a garment.
          1. (programming) The association of a named item with an element of a program.
            1. (chemistry) The action or result of making two or more molecules stick together.
            2. Verb
              1. present participle of bind.
              2. AdjectiveCOMmore bindingSUPmost binding
                1. Assigning something that one will be held to.
                  1. This contract is a legally binding agreement.
              3. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • Among these, the GlcNAc binder DSA showed a stronger binding signal than the others (see Fig 5A ), which indicated that GlcNAc was a dominant glycopattern in DENV-2.
                  • The overall tertiary structures, which were defined by four endonexin domains containing calcium binding sites, were well preserved (Fig C in S1 File , Table C in S2 File ).
                  • Gingerenones A, B and C, lariciresinol, quercetin and calebin A from these spices exhibited high docking score, binding affinity and sustained protein-ligand interactions.
                2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                  • Binding of ligand leads to heterodimerisation and activation of HER2 TK activity.
                  • Binding a repellent at these receptors is believed to cause increased autophosphorylating activity of the CheA kinase.
                3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                  • We address here the rototranslational entropy loss upon binding.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Adjectives
                  • Nouns
                    • Countable nouns
                    • Verbs
                      • Verb forms
                        • Participles
                          • Present participles
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                    1. en bindings
                    2. en bindingly
                    3. en bindingness
                    4. en binding over
                    5. en binding knot
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                    Meaning of binding for the defined word.

                    Grammatically, this word "binding" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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