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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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July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Palomar Technologies, the world-leading provider of precision microelectronics and optoelectronic packaging systems, today announced the company will be exhibiting live demonstrations on the 3800 Die Bonder and 8000 Wire Bonder at SEMICON West 2012, July 10-12 in San Francisco, CA, in booth #6157.
The reduced footprints of semiconductor packages have made accuracy imperative in chip bonder machines and this development fuels growth in the chip bonder market.
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Palomar Technologies, provider of precision automation equipment, process development, and assembly services for microelectronic assembly, announces it has received the 2007 Advanced Packaging Award in the wire bonding equipment category for the use of its Model 8000 ball bonder to emulate certain wedge bonding applications.
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