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binational of, pertaining to, composed of, or involving two nations.
binaural having two ears. [3 definitions]
bind to make secure by fastening, as with cord or the like. [13 definitions]
binder a large, sturdy notebook cover that contains a device for holding loose papers. [4 definitions]
bindery a place where books are bound.
binding the act of fastening, securing, and holding tight or together. [6 definitions]
bindle (slang, old-fashioned) a bundle of possessions carried by a hobo, usually including bedding. Traditionally, a bindle might be tied to a stick and carried over the shoulder.
bindweed any of several related twining or vinelike plants that bear pink or white trumpet-shaped flowers. [2 definitions]
bine the stem of any of various twining or vinelike plants. [2 definitions]
Binet-Simon scale a series of tests graded according to the mental abilities at different ages of the average population, esp. children, with which the abilities of the individual test-taker can be compared.
Bing cherry a variety of sweet, dark red cherry.
binge (informal) a period of overindulgence, esp. in drinking alcoholic beverages or eating. [2 definitions]
bingo a game of chance in which markers are placed on numbered squares on a card, in accordance with numbers chosen randomly and announced by a caller, and which is won by placing five such markers in a row.
binnacle the nonmagnetic stand or case that supports or encloses a ship's compass.
binocular pertaining to or involving the use of two eyes. [2 definitions]
binomial in algebra, an expression made up of two terms with either a plus or a minus sign between them. [2 definitions]
binomial theorem a general formula for expressing any power of a binomial expression without multiplying.
bio (informal) a biography, usu. very brief.
bio- life.
bioastronautics (used with a sing. verb) the science of the effects of outer space and space travel on living organisms.
bioavailability the extent to which a drug or other substance can be used by the body. [2 definitions]