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binding

adjective coercive, compelling, compulsory, confining, constraining, de rigueur, final, hampering, imperative, incumbent, inhibiting, limiting, mandatory, necessary, obligatory, obliging, required, requisite
Associated concepts: binding agreement, binding instruction, binding offer, binding over, binding receipt, binding sale
See also: accession, attachment, choate lien, coalescence, coalition, compelling, compulsory, concurrent, contractual, decretal, essential, forcible, fully executed, indefeasible, irrevocable, mandatory, necessary, obligatory, positive, prescriptive, requisite, stringent, unavoidable, united, valid

TO BIND, BINDING, contracts. These words are applied to the contract entered into, between a master and an apprentice the latter is said to be bound.
     2. In order to make a good binding, the consent of the apprentice must be had, together with that of his father, next friend, or some one standing in loco parentis. Bac. Ab. Master and Servant, A; 8 John. 328; 2 Pen. 977; 2 Yerg. 546 1 Ashmead, 123; 10 Sergeant & Rawle, 416 1 Massachusetts, 172; 1 Vermont, 69. Whether a father has, by the common law, a right to bind out his child, during his minority without his consent, seems not to be settled. 2 Dall. 199; 7 Mass. 147; 1 Mason, 78; 1 Ashm. 267. Vide Apprentice; Father; Mother; Parent.
     3. The words to bind or binding, are also used to signify that a thing is subject to an obligation, engagement or liability; as, the judgment binds such an estate. Vide Lien.

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A technician uses that data to select your gear and to set the level of torque that will cause the ski binding to release and presumably protect the bones and joints in your legs from injury during a fall.
Improvements in ski bindings, particularly the installation of a pivot point toward the back of the boot and a quick-release mechanism to free the skier's foot during a fall, have led to the decline of skiing-related shin and ankle injuries.
Randonnee ski bindings have two modes: lock down, which mimics downhill ski bindings, and a free heel mode for flexibility when climbing uphill.
It also features a group of consumer and industrial applications produced with VX software-ranging from ski bindings to container packaging to forklifts.
These grades are aimed at telecommunication housings, ski bindings, and outdoor-vehicle panels.
Similar to bicycle locks, they fasten through ski bindings and cost from $6 to $25.