bonding


bonding
bond|ing [ˈbɔndıŋ US ˈba:n-] n [U]
1.) a process in which a special relationship develops between two or more people
bonding between
the bonding between mare and foal
2.) male/female bonding informal
the activity of doing things with other people of the same sex, so that you feel good about being a man or a woman
They're in the bar again doing some male bonding!
3.) technical the connection of atoms or of two surfaces that are glued together
chemical bonding

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  • bonding — onding n. the process of fastening firmly together. Syn: soldering. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bonding — [bän′diŋ] n. the development of a close relationship between family members or friends …   English World dictionary

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  • bonding — Formation of a close and enduring emotional attachment, such as between parent and child, lovers, or husband and wife. * * * bond·ing n 1) the formation of a close relationship (as between a mother and child or between a person and an animal) esp …   Medical dictionary

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  • Bonding — Le support « Bonding » de Linux (ou channel bonding ou encore etherchannel chez Cisco Systems) permet de « fusionner » deux interfaces Ethernet. Il est ainsi possible d’obtenir une interface virtuelle à 200 Mbit/s… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bonding — /bon ding/, n. 1. Psychol., Animal Behav. a. a relationship that usually begins at the time of birth between a parent and offspring and that establishes the basis for an ongoing mutual attachment. b. the establishment of a pair bond. 2. a close… …   Universalium