- Stark white and bounded on all sides by computers and specialized electronic equipment, it looked like some sort of operating room.
- A leather-bound Bible sat on Vetra’s desk beside a plastic Bohr model of an atom and a miniature replica of Michelangelo’s Moses.
- Had he overstepped his bounds?
- Time was short, and Langdon wasted none of it scanning the dimly lit room for a book catalog-a bound encyclopedia that cataloged the library’s collection.
- The book was cloth-bound and very solid.
- On the other side of CERN, in Leonardo Vetra’s frigid apartment, Maximilian Kohler had finished reading the leather-bound journal he’d taken from Vetra’s bedside table.
- Should we bind his wounds?
- He had pretended not to hear as he bounded off into the woods.
- I’m going to die down here, Vittoria thought, gripping the heavy rope banister as she bounded down the cramped passageway behind the others.
- Then he expertly bound her arms behind her back and tied her feet.
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- Vittoria Vetra was bound and waiting.
- He was bare chested, standing over Vittoria, who lay bound but very much alive.
- As if bound by God’s own will, the surging radius seemed to hit a wall.
- Bind his wounds.
- "The field is small," Kohler said, "but it’s bringing fresh answers to some old questions-questions about the origin of the universe and the forces that bind us all.
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as in: south-bound lanes
travelling in a particular direction or to a specific location
as in: She's bound to succeed.
almost certain to; or determined to
as in: bound together
held together (connected or united) or wrapped
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as in: I can't/must. I'm bound by...
tied up, prevented, or required
as in: the binding is loose
something that holds things together, or wraps or covers or ties something
as in: It put me in a bind.
a difficult situation
as in: out of bounds; bounded on the east
a boundary or limit
as in: The deer bound across the trail.
to leap or jump