Definition of Banding

1. Noun. A stripe or stripes of contrasting color. "The black and yellow banding of bees and wasps"

Exact synonyms: Band, Stria, Striation
Specialized synonyms: Collar, Stretch Mark
Generic synonyms: Bar, Streak, Stripe
Derivative terms: Striate, Striate



2. Noun. An adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material.
Exact synonyms: Band, Stripe
Generic synonyms: Adornment
Specialized synonyms: Cigar Band, Hatband, Neckband, Pinstripe
Group relationships: Garment
Derivative terms: Stripe, Stripy

Definition of Banding

1. Noun. A pattern of band-like markings. ¹

2. Noun. A technique used in the study of wild birds, by attaching a small, individually numbered, metal or plastic tag to their legs or wings. ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of band) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Banding

1. band [v] - See also: band

Medical Definition of Banding

1. The process of cementing orthodontic bands to your teeth. (08 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Banding

bandhead
bandhood
bandicoot
bandicoot rat
bandicoots
bandied
bandier
bandies
bandiest
bandikini
bandikinis
bandileer
bandileers
bandiness
bandinesses
banding (current term)
banding of chromosomes
banding pattern
bandings
bandini
bandinis
bandish
bandished
bandishes
bandishing
bandit
bandito
banditos
banditries
banditry

Literary usage of Banding

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Cotton Spinner and Managers' and Carders' Guide: A Practical by Robert H. Baird (1851)
"Mule Rim banding. — Three strands, each 450 ends of No. 21 or 22 chain; ... Many mule spinners prefer banding made in single strands to that made of two or ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1920)
"Baldwin's 'Bird-banding by Means of Systematic Trapping.'1— One of the most important contributions to bird-banding activities and the study of bird ..."

3. The Metallography of Steel and Cast Iron by Henry Marion Howe (1916)
"The Ferrite banding caused by Reheating Quenched and Bandless Steel.—The foregoing explanation may suffice to explain the ferrite banding which occurs ..."

4. The Principles of Economic Geology by William Harvey Emmons (1918)
"Some replacement deposits show banding, especially where the replaced ... Homogeneous igneous rocks that are hydrothermally altered also may show banding. ..."

5. 50 Ways Farmers Can Protect Their Groundwater by Michael C. Hirschi, F. William Simmons, Doug Peterson, Ed Giles (1998)
"John Buri banding, cultivating, and watching the weather John Burt says he has only one warning for farmers who are thinking of banding herbicides: "You ..."

6. Handbook of Field Methods for Monitoring Landbirds edited by C. John Ralph (1999)
"Other Considerations Color banding Individuals Observer variability can be a great ... The color banding of individuals allows field identification and ..."

7. The Art of Bookbinding: A Practical Treatise by Joseph William Zaehnsdorf (1890)
"HEAD-banding. FEW binders work their own head-bands in these times of competition ... Head-banding done by band is really only a twist of different coloured ..."

8. The Art of Bookbinding by Joseph William Zaehnsdorf (1880)
"Head-banding done by hand is really only a twist of different coloured cotton or silk round a piece of vellum or .cat-gut fastened to the back every half ..."

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