Bind means: To protect or strengthen by a band or binding, as the edge of a carpet or garment.
Bind means: To sew or fasten together, and inclose in a cover; as, to bind a book.
Bind means: Fig.: To oblige, restrain, or hold, by authority, law, duty, promise, vow, affection, or other moral tie; as, to bind the conscience; to bind by kindness; bound by affection; commerce binds nations to each other.
Bind means: To bring (any one) under definite legal obligations; esp. under the obligation of a bond or covenant.
Bind means: To place under legal obligation to serve; to indenture; as, to bind an apprentice; -- sometimes with out; as, bound out to service.
Bind means: To tie; to confine by any ligature.
Bind means: To contract; to grow hard or stiff; to cohere or stick together in a mass; as, clay binds by heat.
Bind means: To be restrained from motion, or from customary or natural action, as by friction.
Bind means: To exert a binding or restraining influence.
Bind means: That which binds or ties.
Zooecium means: One of the cells or tubes which inclose the feeling zooids of Bryozoa. See Illust. of Sea Moss.
Zooecia means: of Zooecium
Zoodendrium means: The branched, and often treelike, support of the colonies of certain Infusoria.
Zoodendria means: of Zoodendrium
Zoocytium means: The common support, often branched, of certain species of social Infusoria.
Zoocytia means: of Zoocytium
Zoocyst means: A cyst formed by certain Protozoa and unicellular plants which the contents divide into a large number of granules, each of which becomes a germ.
Zoochlorella means: One of the small green granulelike bodies found in the interior of certain stentors, hydras, and other invertebrates.
Zoochemy means: Animal chemistry; zoochemistry.
Zoochemistry means: Animal chemistry; particularly, the description of the chemical compounds entering into the composition of the animal body, in distinction from biochemistry.
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