bonding bonding  /ˈbɑn dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a close personal relationship that forms between people (as between husband and wife or parent and child)
  2. (n) (dentistry) a technique for repairing a tooth; resinous material is applied to the surface of the tooth where it adheres to the tooth's enamel
  3. (n) fastening firmly together

Usage(s):

  1. Because bonding makes two-faced suits and coats possible, designers may soon be turning themselves inside out to give customers two costumes in one.
  2. But a month after she was there, I found myself bonding with her.
  3. Even before we know how to turn on the charm, touch and chemistry are bonding us firmly to our parents--and bonding them to us.

News

  1. Brad Pitt and Pax Jolie-Pitt Go Boating in Australia: Picture

    Time for a little bonding and boating! Brad Pitt , father of six with fiancee Angelina Jolie , enjoyed some quality time with son Pax in Sydney, Australia, on Monday, June 10.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: US Weekly

  2. Adchem Announces Adhesive Tape Bonding Study for Armacell Monarch 8082 and 2003

    Adchem Corporation, a major supplier of pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) tapes for the automotive and industrial markets, has issued a bonding study of adhesive tape systems for new materials from Armacell. The study reports on 20 adhesive tapes bonded to Armacell (Monarch®) #8082, a low sulfur, pure EPDM closed cell foam used in highly-sensitive automotive and electronics applications and ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. District 88 approves 'tax abatement' bonding project

    NEW ULM - The District 88 Board of Education approved a new "tax abatement" bonding project to fund improvement to school parking lots Friday morning, during a special school board meetin.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The New Ulm Journal

Quotes

  1. "What you saw today was a team," said Bryant, his gold medal around his neck. "Everyone talks about 'arrogant' NBA players but what you saw was us facing adversity and bonding together."
    on Aug 24, 2008 By: Kobe Bryant Source: Aljazeera.net

  2. "EDC has agreed to provide up to $30 million in short-term financing through its existing bonding facility and is open to discussing with Nortel post-filing financing in conjunction with other financial institutions," Clement said.
    on Jan 14, 2009 By: Tony Clement Source: 680 News

  3. "I know he is motivated, but to see him do everything he possibly can to be the best he can after racing in the Tour of Switzerland was a bit of a bonding experience," Evans said.
    on Jul 4, 2008 By: Cadel Evans Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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