bias binding

bias binding
noun (U) BrE cloth in the form of a narrrow band, used when sewing edges

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • bias — n. & v. n. 1 (often foll. by towards, against) a predisposition or prejudice. 2 Statistics a systematic distortion of a statistical result due to a factor not allowed for in its derivation. 3 an edge cut obliquely across the weave of a fabric. 4… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • bias tape — noun see bias binding …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Len Bias — Infobox NBA Player nickname = caption = Bias after being selected in the 1986 NBA Draft. position = Forward height ft = 6 height in = 8 weight lb = 210 nationality = USA birth date = birth date|1963|11|18 birth place = Landover, Maryland death… …   Wikipedia

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