Meaning of bonding

bond•ing

Pronunciation: (bon'ding), [key]
— n.
    1. 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.
    2. the establishment of a pair bond.
  1. a close friendship that develops between adults, often as a result of intense experiences, as those shared in military combat.
  2. a technique or procedure for restoring the discolored or damaged surface of a tooth by coating it with a highly durable resinous material that adheres to the existing enamel.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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