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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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Some cloth bindings are described according to Krupp's classification (entries 46, 49), and others are described as "brown cloth" (entry 45), "brown ribbed cloth" (entry 51), and "blue cloth with horizontal banding" (entry 55).
This is a kind of "pivot blind spot," since there is no torque there and so the binding will not release.
Foot's chapters are devoted to the early decorated bindings by country of origin: Great Britain, Ireland, France, Spain/Italy/Russia, and The Netherlands/ Germany.
Most AT boots have a more flexible setting for touring and can lock down the same way bindings for downhill do.
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The company will use COSMOSWorks to ensure critical bindings parts can withstand the beating that snowboarders deliver in endless hours on the slopes, in halfpipes and on jumps, rails, and other obstacles.
The skins are removed and the bindings locked down for the downhill run.
Sun's participation to leverage new OpenGL-Java binding
The Company operates 106 retail stores and designs, markets and distributes active-casual footwear, clothing and accessories, performance footwear for enthusiast sports, snowboard boots, Switch(TM) step-in bindings, and outerwear worldwide.
0 standard to help users protect their investments with standard language bindings to different ODBMS products," said Doug Barry, executive director of the Object Database Management Group.
As president of CRUSH, Rogers will be responsible for capturing market share with a complete line of T-BONE boots and bindings along with other snowboard products.