Associations to the word «Band»

Pictures for the word «Band»


BAND, noun. A strip of material used for strengthening or coupling.
BAND, noun. A strip of material wrapped around things to hold them together.
BAND, noun. A narrow strip of cloth or other material on clothing, to bind, strengthen, or ornament it.
BAND, noun. A strip along the spine of a book where the pages are attached.
BAND, noun. A belt or strap that is part of a machine.
BAND, noun. (architecture) A strip of decoration.
BAND, noun. A continuous tablet, stripe, or series of ornaments, as of carved foliage, of colour, or of brickwork.
BAND, noun. In Gothic architecture, the moulding, or suite of mouldings, which encircles the pillars and small shafts.
BAND, noun. That which serves as the means of union or connection between persons; a tie.
BAND, noun. A linen collar or ruff worn in the 16th and 17th centuries.
BAND, noun. (in the plural) Two strips of linen hanging from the neck in front as part of a clerical, legal, or academic dress.
BAND, noun. (physics) A part of the radio spectrum.
BAND, noun. (physics) A group of energy levels in a solid state material.
BAND, noun. (obsolete) A bond.
BAND, noun. (obsolete) Pledge; security.
BAND, noun. (especially American English) A ring, such as a wedding ring (wedding band), or a ring put on a bird's leg to identify it.
BAND, noun. (sciences) Any distinguishing line formed by chromatography, electrophoresis etc
BAND, verb. To fasten with a band.
BAND, verb. (ornithology) To fasten an identifying band around the leg of (a bird).
BAND, noun. A group of musicians who perform together as an ensemble.
BAND, noun. A type of orchestra originally playing janissary music.
BAND, noun. A marching band.
BAND, noun. A group of people loosely united for a common purpose (a band of thieves).
BAND, noun. (anthropology) A small group of people living in a simple society.
BAND, noun. (Canada) A group of aboriginals that has official recognition as an organized unit by the federal government of Canada.
BAND, verb. (intransitive) To group together for a common purpose; to confederate.
BAND CELL, noun. A cell undergoing granulopoiesis, derived from a metamyelocyte, and leading to a mature granulocyte; it is characterized by having a nucleus that is curved but not lobar.
BAND CELLS, noun. Plural of band cell
BAND PLAN, noun. A plan for distributing or allocating bandwidth within a frequency spectrum.
BAND ROTUNDA, noun. A small round building, completely open at the sides and without walls, where a band of musicians can play to an audience. Usually situated in a public park.
BAND ROTUNDAS, noun. Plural of band rotunda
BAND SAW, noun. Alternative spelling of bandsaw
BAND SAWS, noun. Plural of band saw
BAND SECTIONAL, noun. Or simply sectional is a meeting of band members to drill, tune, or practice fundamentals. Sectionals are usually hosted by the section leader. Sectionals may consist of sections as vague as brass and woodwinds to more precise sections, i.e. bass clarinets and trumpets.
BAND SPECTRUM, noun. (physics) An absorption or emission spectrum consisting of bands of closely-spaced lines; characteristic of polyatomic molecules.
BAND TOGETHER, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) to unite, to come together

Dictionary definition

BAND, noun. An unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot".
BAND, noun. Instrumentalists not including string players.
BAND, noun. A stripe or stripes of contrasting color; "chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands"; "the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps".
BAND, noun. An adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material.
BAND, noun. A group of musicians playing popular music for dancing.
BAND, noun. A range of frequencies between two limits.
BAND, noun. A thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body).
BAND, noun. A cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure.
BAND, noun. Jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger; "she had rings on every finger"; "he noted that she wore a wedding band".
BAND, noun. A driving belt in machinery.
BAND, noun. A thin flat strip or loop of flexible material that goes around or over something else, typically to hold it together or as a decoration.
BAND, noun. A strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration).
BAND, noun. A restraint put around something to hold it together.
BAND, verb. Bind or tie together, as with a band.
BAND, verb. Attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify; "ring birds"; "band the geese to observe their migratory patterns".

Wise words

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