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Main Entry: 1bond
Pronunciation: primarystressbänd
Function: noun
1 : something that binds
2 a : a material or device for binding b : a means by which atoms, ions, or groups of atoms are held together in a molecule or crystal
3 : a uniting or binding force or influence : TIE <the bonds of friendship>
4 a : a pledge to do an act or pay a sum on or before a set date or forfeit a sum if the pledge is not fulfilled b : a certificate promising payment of a certain sum on or before a stated day and issued by a government or corporation as an evidence of debt
5 : a binding or connection made by overlapping parts of a structure (as in laying brick)

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