1. Causing constipation; SYN. constipating.
2. Executed with proper legal authority.
3. Hindering freedom of movement; SYN. constricting.
1. Strip sewn over or along an edge for reinforcement or decoration.
2. The capacity to attract and hold something.
3. The front and back covering of a book; SYN. book binding, cover, back.
The process by which protocols are associated with one another and the network adapter to provide a complete set of protocols needed for handling data from the application layer to the physical layer. See also ISO/OSI reference model.