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bonding

 [bond´ing]
1. joining together securely with an adhesive substance.
2. the development of a close emotional tie to a mate or to a newborn; called also claiming and binding-in. It is thought that optimal bonding of the parents to a newborn requires a period of close contact in the first few hours after birth. The mother initiates bonding when she caresses her infant and exhibits certain behaviors typical of a mother tending her child. The infant's responses to this, such as body and eye movements, are a necessary part of the process. The length of time necessary for bonding depends on the health of the infant and mother, as well as on circumstances surrounding labor and delivery. The presence of the father during the birth increases his bonding to the infant.
dentin bonding establishment of a micromechanical bond between cut dentin and the bonding agent.
enamel bonding tooth bonding.
tooth bonding the technique of fixing orthodontic brackets or other attachments directly to the enamel surface with orthodontic adhesives.

bond·ing

(bon'ding),
Formation of a close and enduring emotional attachment, such as between parent and child, lovers, or husband and wife.

bonding

(bŏn′dĭng)
n.
1.
a. The formation of a close human relationship, as between friends: "He says he has rediscovered the comforts of male bonding in a Washington men's group" (Marilyn Chase).
b. The emotional and physical attachment occurring between a parent or parent figure, especially a mother, and offspring, that usually begins at birth and is the basis for further emotional affiliation.
2.
a. A dental technique in which a material such as plastic or porcelain is attached to the surface of a discolored or damaged tooth.
b. The technique of using adhesives to attach orthodontic brackets or other appliances to the teeth.
Cosmetic dentistry
(1) The application of a plastic pearl-colored composite paste—after etching the surface with a mild acid—on the external face of the teeth most involved in smile work
(2) The attachment of material to a tooth to repair and/or change the tooth’s color or shape
Dentistry The attaching of braces to teeth with glue
Neonatology The formation of emotional ties between an infant and mother or other caregiver that occurs in the early post-partum period
Psychiatry The attachment and unity of 2 people whose identities are significantly affected by mutual interactions
Public health See Antibiotic bonding

bonding

Neonatology The formation of emotional ties between an infant and mother or other caregiver that occurs in the early post-partum. See Companionship, Infant massage. Cf Anaclitic depression, Inner bonding, Male bonding, Social isolation Psychiatry The attachment and unity of 2 people whose identities are significantly affected by mutual interactions Public health See Antibiotic bonding.

bond·ing

(bond'ing)
Formation of a close and enduring emotional attachment, such as between parent and child, lovers, or husband and wife.

bonding

The formation of a strong relationship, particularly that between a mother and her new-born child. Bonding is believed to be important for the future psychological well-being of the infant.

Bonding

Rebuilding, reshaping, and covering tooth defects using tooth-colored materials.
Mentioned in: Cosmetic Dentistry

bond·ing

(bond'ing)
1. Process by which orthodontic brackets are affixed to tooth surfaces; fluoride-releasing light-activated resin is commonly used.
2. Physical adherence of sealant to enamel surface is done using an acid-etching technique that leaves microspaces between enamel rods.
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(Rubber compounds E and F were not included in these tests because of lack of availability.) The results were much the same as the primary bonding results, with variability between rubber compounds at low solids and good environmental resistance with all compounds at high solids.
Bonding EPDM single-ply roofing with ChemLok TXL adhesive" by SA.
As with other substrates, the adhesive should be applied to the wood or leather and allowed to dry thoroughly before bonding.
No primer was used because the main objective-of the test was to analyze the interaction between the rubber and the bonding agent.
Loctite has added three new polyolefin blends to its line of hot melts for general bonding or potting.
By using other specialty tapes, we have had exceptional results bonding Santoprene rubber seal profiles to surfaces which are difficult to adhere to, such as silicone coated polycarbonate used in automotive headlights, as well as other demanding low energy surfaces.
Development continues on bonding to nylon and PC/ABS.
Session 1 on rubber to metal bonding will include the following presentations: "Comparisons and contrasts in rubber-metal bonding using eight polymer types," R.J.
It is the aim of this two-day conference to widen the area of discussion from a purely rubber or purely plastic based topic to include those additional related bonding application areas.
Surface roughness is also important for bonding, but for opposing reasons.
16 JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Messmer argues that an unconventional bonding scheme, known as the generalized valence bond (GVB) theory, gracefully accounts for a class of molecules that conventional theories can't portray without slipping in counterintuitive concepts and adjustments.
A comparison between our proposed solutions involving conventional solvent-based adhesives and those with water-based adhesives will provide an impression of the high level of bonding system performance achieved while also showing the differences and framework conditions.