bonding


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bond \Bond\ (b[o^]nd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bonded; p. pr. &
   vb. n. Bonding.]
   1. To place under the conditions of a bond; to mortgage; to
      secure the payment of the duties on (goods or merchandise)
      by giving a bond.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. (Arch.) To dispose in building, as the materials of a
      wall, so as to secure solidity.
      [1913 Webster]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

bonding \bonding\ n.
   the process of fastening firmly together.

   Syn: soldering.
        [WordNet 1.5]
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