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Uses of bond, bonds, bonded, and bonding: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...


Fiduciary bonds

  • Bond (finance), in finance, a debt security, issued by Issuer
  • Investment bond, a life assurance based single premium investment
  • A surety bond is a three party contract, where the surety promises to pay the obligee for non-performance or dishonesty by the principal. Workers in many jobs must be bonded.
    • A performance bond a surety bond for completion of work under a contract
    • A bail bond is a surety bond for return of a person to a court
  • Tenancy bond (or damage deposit), a deposit taken by a landlord in relation to rental of a property
  • Catastrophe bond (or cat bond), a form of reinsurance
  • Bonded labor (or debt bondage) is a system of servitude where someone must work to pay off a debt

For alternative meanings, see bond (a disambiguation page). ... A government bond is a bond issued by a national government denominated in the countrys own currency. ... The bond market, also known as the debit, credit, or fixed income market, is a financial market where participants buy and sell debt securities usually in the form of bonds. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... An insurance bond (or investment bond) is a single premium life assurance policy for the purposes of investment. ... A surety bond is a contract among at least three parties: (i) the principal, (ii) the obligee, and (iii) the surety. ... A performance bond is a surety bond issued by an insurance company to guarantee satisfactory completion of a project by a contractor. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... A damage deposit (or simply deposit) is a sum of money paid in relation to a rented item to ensure it is returned in good condition. ... Catastrophe bonds (also known as cat bonds) are risk-linked securities that transfer a specified set of risks from the sponsor to the investors. ... Reinsurance is a means by which an insurance company can protect itself against the risk of losses with other insurance companies. ... Debt bondage or bonded labor is a means of paying off loans with direct labor instead of currency or goods. ...

Physical sciences

In fluid mechanics, the Bond number, notated Bo, is a dimensionless number expressing the ratio of body forces (often gravitational) to surface tension forces: where is the density, the acceleration associated with the body force, e. ... Fluid mechanics is the subdiscipline of continuum mechanics that studies fluids, that is, liquids and gases. ... Gravity is a force of attraction that acts between bodies that have mass. ... Surface tension is an effect within the surface layer of a liquid that causes that layer to behave as an elastic sheet. ... A chemical bond is the physical process responsible for the attractive interactions between atoms and molecules, and that which confers stability to diatomic and polyatomic chemical compounds. ... The Bond albedo is the fraction of power in the total electromagnetic radiation incident on an astronomical body that is scattered back out into space. ... Electromagnetic waves can be imagined as a self-propagating transverse oscillating wave of electric and magnetic fields. ... A bond graph is a graphical description of a physical dynamic system. ...

Social sciences

A Michael James Bond In biology, a pair bond is the strong affinity that develops in some species between the male and female in a breeding pair. ... A personal relationship may result in a psychological bond. ... The term human bond -- or, more generally, human bonding -- refers to the process or formation of a close personal relationship, as between a parent and child, especially through frequent or constant association. ... A mother holds up her child. ... The paternal bond is typically the relationship between a father and his child. ... Male bonding is a term that is used in ethology, social science, and in general usage to describe patterns of friendship and/or cooperation in men (or in the case of ethology: males of various species). ...

Female bonding is an important component in the structure of female social life. ... In psychology, the term affectional bond is a type of attachment behavior one individual has for another individual, typically a mother for her child, in which the two partners tend to remain in proximity to one another. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Stockholm syndrome. ... Anthropology (from Greek: ἀνθρωπος, anthropos, human being; and λόγος, logos, knowledge) is the study of humanity. ... Anthropologists use the term Acephalous (Greek for headless) society to refer to societies which lack political leaders or hierarchies. ... Village Bonded Societies are the largest classification of acephalous societies. ... Land-Bonded Societies are acephalous societies that fall in between lineage-bonded societies and village-bonded societies. ... Lineage Bonded Societies are a type of acephalous society, predicated on claims of a common ancestor. ...

Manufacturing, construction and electronics

For the band, see Adhesive (band). ... Welding is a fabrication process that joins materials, usually metals or thermoplastics, by causing coalescence. ... A fastener is a hardware device that mechanically joins or affixes two or more objects together. ... Screws come in a variety of shapes and sizes for different purposes. ... There are three kinds of fastener given the name bolt. ... A pile of nails. ... A rivetted buffer beam on a steam locomotive A rivet is a mechanical fastener consisting of a smooth cylindrical shaft with heads on either end, the second one formed in position. ... Flemish bond. ... Bond Paper Bond paper is a high quality durable writing paper similar to bank paper but having a weight greater than 50g/m2. ... Bonded Leather , or Reconstituted Leather is not really a true leather but a man-made material composed of 90% to 100% leather fibers (often scrap from leather tanneries or leather workshops). ... Bottled in bond refers to a method of aging and strength of American whiskeys. ... Wire bonding is a method of making interconnections between a microchip and the outside world as part of semiconductor device fabrication. ... Channel bonding in computer networking is an arrangement in which two or more network interfaces on a host computer are combined for redundancy or increased throughput. ... Electrical bonding and the Earthing system of the mains supply are two different systems. ...

Company and product names

Bonds is an Australian manufacturer of mens, womens and childrens underwear and clothing. ... A John Lewis store in Glasgow The John Lewis Partnership is a major United Kingdom retailer, operating department stores and, through its Waitrose subsidiary, upmarket supermarkets. ... Debenhams plc (LSE: DEB) is a retailer with a chain of department stores based in the United Kingdom. ... Bond Cars Ltd British motor maker. ... The Bond Bug was a small British 2-seat, 3-wheeled fun sports car of the 1970s. ... The Bond 875 was a small three-wheeler motor car, made by Bond Cars Ltd in Preston, United Kingdom from 1965-70. ... Look up bond in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Gold Bond is a brand of skin irritation medication, produced by Chattem Incorporated out of Chattanooga, Tennessee. ... Bond Street (new style) and Bond Street Special boxes Bond Street is an international (non-US) brand of cigarettes, sold in more than 50 countries of the world, produced by Philip Morris International, now part of Altria Group. ... Eatons Corrasable Bond is a trademarked name for a brand of erasable typing paper. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


The Afrikanerbond or, as it was known throughout most of its history, the Afrikaner Broederbond, is an organisation which promotes the interests of Afrikaners. ... Anthem: God Save the Queen Cape Colony Capital Cape Town Language(s) English and Dutch1 Religion Dutch Reformed Church, Anglican Government Constitutional monarchy Last Monarch King George VI Last Prime Minister  - 1908 – 1910 John X. Merriman Last Governor  - 1901 - 1910 Walter Hely-Hutchinson Historical era 19th century  - Dutch East India... The bonding-studenteninitiative e. ... The Church of the Universal Bond was a religious group founded in Britain in the early twentieth century by George W MacGregor Reid, promoting socialist revolution, anti-imperialism and sun worship. ...


“007” redirects here. ... Ian Lancaster Fleming (May 28, 1908 – August 12, 1964) was a British author, journalist and Second World War Navy Commander. ... Bond 22 is the working title of a future EON Productions James Bond film, the sequel to the 2006 film Casino Royale, which rebooted the Bond franchise. ... bond is an Australian/British string quartet that specialize in classical crossover music. ... The Bond was Charlie Chaplins First National made film created for theatres to help sell U.S. Liberty bonds during WWI. Made in 1918 with Edna Purviance, Albert Austin and Sydney Chaplin, it is really not a film as much as public service ad to raise money after the... A liberty bond was a special type of war bond that was sold in the United States to support the allied cause in World War I. It could be redeemed for the original value of the bond plus interest. ... The Bonding is a third season episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation first broadcast on October 23, 1989. ... Bugs Bunny appears alongside Porky Pig and a chubbier Elmer Fudd. ... Categories: Stub ...


An arcade in Old Bond Street Bond Street is a major shopping street in London which runs through Mayfair from Piccadilly in the south to Oxford Street in the north. ... Bond University is a private university located in Robina, Queensland, Australia. ... Bond South Africa is the South African campus of Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Bond, Colorado is a very small town located 133 miles west of Denver. ... Bond Hill is a neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Bond Falls is a waterfall on the middle branch of the Ontonagon River, a few miles east of Paulding in southern Ontonagon County in the western portion of the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Mount Bond is a mountain located in Grafton County, New Hampshire. ... Bond Head, Ontario can mean the following places: Bond Head, Durham Regional Municipality, Ontario Bond Head, Simcoe County, Ontario This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Bond County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ...


Barry Lamar Bonds (born July 24, 1964 in Riverside, California) is currently a left fielder for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball but will not return to the team for the 2008 season. ... Bobby Lee Bonds (March 15, 1946 – August 23, 2003) was an American right fielder in professional baseball from 1968 to 1981, primarily with the San Francisco Giants. ... Michael Bond is a british childrens author. ...

Other uses

  • Peace-bonding is something which makes a weapon unusable as a weapon
  • A peace bond is a protection order from a Canadian court

There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... A peace bond, in Canadian law, is an order from a criminal court that restrains one person from bothering or threatening another. ...

Miscellaneous uses

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Discount bond - encyclopedia article about Discount bond. (4437 words)
In finance, a bond is a debt security, that is the issuer owes the holders a debt and is obliged to pay the principal and interest (the coupon), together with other obligations under the term of the issue, such as the obligation to give certain information.
Bonds are generally issued for a fixed term (the maturity) longer than one year.
Bonds and stocks are both securities, but the difference is that stock holders own a part of the issuing company (have an equity stake), whereas bond holders are in essence lenders to the issuer.
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