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one's word is one's bond

Fig. one's statement of agreement is as sound as a posting of a performance bond. Of course, you can trust anything I agree to verbally. My word is my bond. There's no need to get it in writing.
See also: bond, word

someone's word is their bond

someone keeps their promises.
A variant of this expression, now rather dated, is an Englishman's word is his bond .
See also: bond, word

your, his, etc. ˌword is (as ˌgood as) your, his, etc. ˈbond

used to say that somebody always does what they promise to do: Don’t worry, you can trust my brother. His word’s as good as his bond.
See also: bond, word

junk bond

n. a low-rated corporate bond that pays higher interest because of greater risk. (Parallel to junk food.) Don’t put all your money into junk bonds.
See also: bond, junk
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Other systems Cotton and polyester have been successfully bonded to Alcryn using a PVC plastisol combined with isocyanate.
When solvent-based systems are unsuitable, Alcryn can be bonded to polyester fabric with a polyester hot melt adhesive.
At room temperature Alcryn can be bonded to PVC with commercial PVC pipe cement at room temperature, using the following procedure:
At room temperature Alcryn can be successfully bonded to some thermoset rubbers at room temperature with second generation acrylic (SGA) adhesives, using the following procedure:
Alcryn has been successfully bonded to wood and leather during molding or extrusion using heat-reactivated, solvent-based adhesives.
Because bonding is essential to the manufacture of today's rubber goods, the ease with which rubber can be bonded to various substrates is a very important issue.