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spiral binding

noun
1.
a binding, as for a notebook or booklet, in which the pages are fastened together by a spiral of wire or plastic that coils through a series of holes punched along one side of each page and the front and back covers.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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British Dictionary definitions for spiral-binding

spiral binding

noun
1.
(bookbinding) a method of securing the pages of a publication by passing a coil of wire through small holes punched at the back edge of the covers and individual pages
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