Meaning of BINDING in English
adj that binds; obligatory.
2. binding ·p.pr. & ·vb.n. of bind.
3. binding ·noun the act or process of one who, or that which, binds.
4. binding ·pl the transoms, knees, beams, keelson, and other chief timbers used for connecting and strengthening the parts of a vessel.
5. binding ·noun anything that binds; a bandage; the cover of a book, or the cover with the sewing, ·etc.; something that secures the edge of cloth from raveling.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012