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perfect binding

noun, Bookbinding.
1.
a technique for binding books by a machine that cuts off the backs of the sections and glues the leaves to a cloth or paper backing.
Also called adhesive binding.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
Related forms
perfect-bound, adjective
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  • The guide is mimeographed with perfect binding and a soft cover.
  • perfect binding is the technique used by many publishers.
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perfect binding

noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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