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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
                  • The clustering and structural similarity of DUF 1794 and DUF 3598 with the nitrophorins shows that the DUFs have possible similar binding sites.
                  • ADT involves using drugs such as lupron and bicalutamide that target androgen receptor (AR) signaling through lowering serum testosterone or blocking the binding of androgens to the AR [2 –6 ].
                  • Two known binding partners of RDS fall into this category, calmodulin and melanoregulin, both of which are thought to regulate the fusogenic capability of RDS [16 , 17 ].
                2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                  • Binding a repellent at these receptors is believed to cause increased autophosphorylating activity of the CheA kinase.
                  • Binding of ligand leads to heterodimerisation and activation of HER2 TK activity.
                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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