(1) The point in time when relationships are established. (Created for SEBoK)
(2) Static binding is done once and then the relationship remains unchanged. (Created for SEBoK)
(3) Dynamic binding is established at the point of a request and disappears after the request has been satisfied. (Created for SEBoK)
These definitions were developed for SEBoK v. 1.0.
This definition is most relevant to the usage of this term in the SEBoK (See article Applications of Systems Engineering).