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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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The isothermal titration experiment of binding process of zinc ion and HSA was carried out on the VP-ITC isothermal titration calorimeter [17, 18], with the repeatability of thermal power baseline within 20nW.
Binding of application forms of NET qualified candidates (A-3 size) (Sample may be seen at branch office of UGC at Dhaula Kuan)
368-1(e)(2)(iii)(C) states that contracts that provide for contingent consideration will generally not qualify under the binding contract rule.
The machine takes about three minutes to heat up, and the binding process takes 30 seconds per bind.
Most AT boots have a more flexible setting for touring and can lock down the same way bindings for downhill do.
The natural enzyme is stabilized in part by the presence of bound calcium at two different sites, a high-affinity site (site A) and a weaker less specific binding site.
Murine and human leptin appear to be nearly equally potent physiologically (23-25), and therefore murine leptin should be effective in replacing human leptin in bound form if the immunoreactivity truly represents reversible binding.
Applying the suggestion plan's terms to Muncy's claim, the court held that the committee's decision not to award him for any of the four suggestions at issue was final and binding and, therefore, not subject to review by the court.
Despite our disagreement with all the Media Bureau decisions on the Sinclair matter, including whether the FCC already has the authority to order binding arbitration and continued carriage, we are heeding the FCC's strong recommendation so that it orders Sinclair to reinstate the stations immediately, with or without agreement on procedural matters," said John Pascarelli, Mediacom EVP of Operations.
These COI regulations are designed to prevent changes in market value from causing an otherwise tax-free transaction to become a taxable transaction in which the target shareholders are subject, by reason of a binding contract, to the economic fortunes of the issuing corporation as of the date the binding contract is entered into by the relevant parties.
Some synthetic compounds had shown promise in binding to PA and blocking the toxin's lethal effect (SN: 10/6/01, p.