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bind off

In knitting, to make an edge with a row of stitches. A noun or pronoun can be used between "bind" and "off." Your scarf looks great—you just need to bind off now.
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bind over

1. To present a criminal to a legal authority. A noun or pronoun can be used between "bind" and "over." A: "Who's being interrogated?" B: "Someone the guys on patrol bound over to our department last night."
2. To use a legal obligation to induce a particular action (such as appearing in court or avoiding trouble), as of a criminal. A noun or pronoun can be used between "bind" and "over." My lawyer believes that the judge will bind me over in exchange for my good behavior.
See also: bind, over

bind up

To wrap something or someone in a material. A noun or pronoun can be used between "bind" and "up." I bound up my foot in a bandage to try to reduce the swelling. Bind yourself up in blankets if you're cold.
See also: bind, up

bind up with (something)

1. To wrap someone or something in something. A noun or pronoun is used before or after "up." I need to bind up my foot with a bandage to try to reduce the swelling. The nurses applied cream to the burn victim's skin and bound him up with gauze.
2. To join or fasten multiple people or things together with something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "bind" and "up." Bind the books up with this cord—it'll make them easier to carry. They bound the prisoners up with chains so that they couldn't escape.
See also: bind, up

legally binding

Requiring or establishing a legal obligation. I thought it was just a simple petition, not a legally binding contract. Your response is legally binding, so be very careful what you say.
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bind someone or something up (in something)

 and bind someone or something up (with something)
to tie someone or something up in something. They bound the books up in leather straps. I will bind up the larger sticks in strong cord.
See also: bind, up

bind someone over (to someone or something)

to deliver someone to some legal authority; to deliver someone to some legal authority. (A legal usage.) They bound the suspect over to the sheriff. The sheriff will bind over the suspect to the county jail.
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bind over

Oblige someone to do or not do something; hold on bail or keep under bond. For example, The sheriff will bind over the murder suspect to the homicide division. This phrase is nearly always used in a legal context. [Late 1500s]
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bind off

To secure some number of stitches in knitting and form an edge by lifting one stitch over the next: Bind off 12 stitches on the next row to make the neck edge. Make 5 stitches on the next row and bind them off. The scarf is long enough, so you can bind off.
See also: bind, off

bind over

To put someone under a financial obligation as a guarantee of that person's appearance at trial or of his or her good behavior for a period of time: I was arrested for littering, and the court bound me over to keep the peace for six months. After a brief hearing, the judge bound over the accused murderer for trial and set the bail at one million dollars.
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Cut fabric strips that fit into the attachment and adjust the needle position to stitch on the binding in one easy step.
Significance of protein binding in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.
We will start here with looking at the simplest of situations for ligand binding, namely, the interaction with bidentate oligomer.
The binding process of HSA (receptor) and zinc ion (ligand) in the system may be expressed based on the following basic assumptions [20]: (1) One protein (HSA) molecule has i classes of binding sites, which can bind the same ligand.
The in-text grey-scale reproductions of the embossed and stamped designs are often difficult to decipher, as they are in their original bindings. Some of the tickets are textual and visual feasts such as the tickets for Samuel Taylor and John Dean of Philadelphia (entries 247, 248) and the image of a blank book with laced-on bands on the ticket of P.
The high amplification might also be caused by nonspecific binding. Therefore, we performed additional experiments to address nonspecific binding of nuclear extracts to the DNA probe lacking the binding site (see Fig.
Fixed consideration: A fundamental condition to using the binding contract rule is that the contract must provide for fixed consideration.
The other two binding systems that you might find suitable are both thermal.
Three biotinylated lectins, derived from Helix pomatia (HPA), Dolichos biflorus (DBA), and Ulex europaeus (UEA-1) (Biovalley SA, Marne la Vallee, France), were used for analysis of binding to tissues and inhibition of VLP binding.
Like the THF-diols, this novel endocrine-disruptive agent derived from fatty acid metabolism in plants does not bind to ER or nuclear type II [[sup.3]H]estradiol binding sites and thus antagonizes estrogenic response through nonclassical pathways (Maggiolini et al.
"The new space in midtown has remarkable views along with 13-foot ceilings and two 600-ton freight elevators, which is perfect for Binding Products' business," said Kaufman.
They disagreed on the need for a binding contract to sell MLCR at that time to meet the test and so reviewed the history of the test.
has reached an important milestone in identifying the Prostate Secretory Protein of 94 amino acids (PSP94) binding protein.
Over the summer a group of scientists used computer modeling to look at the role of binding pivot point position and release characteristics on ACL strain during a phantom-foot fall.
declared that the entire Bill of Rights is binding on the states."