Definition of Band

1. Noun. An unofficial association of people or groups. "They were an angry lot"




2. Verb. Bind or tie together, as with a band.
Generic synonyms: Bind, Tie

3. Noun. Instrumentalists not including string players.

4. Verb. Attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify. "Band the geese to observe their migratory patterns"
Exact synonyms: Ring
Generic synonyms: Attach
Derivative terms: Ring, Ring

5. Noun. A stripe or stripes of contrasting color. "The black and yellow banding of bees and wasps"
Exact synonyms: Banding, Stria, Striation
Specialized synonyms: Collar, Stretch Mark
Generic synonyms: Bar, Streak, Stripe
Derivative terms: Striate, Striate

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

7. Noun. A group of musicians playing popular music for dancing.

8. Noun. A range of frequencies between two limits.
Specialized synonyms: Frequency Band, Waveband
Generic synonyms: Range

9. Noun. A thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body).

10. Noun. A cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure.
Exact synonyms: Isthmus
Generic synonyms: Tissue

11. Noun. Jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger. "He noted that she wore a wedding band"
Exact synonyms: Ring
Specialized synonyms: Annulet, Engagement Ring, Mourning Ring, Ringlet, Seal Ring, Signet Ring, Wedding Band, Wedding Ring
Generic synonyms: Jewellery, Jewelry
Derivative terms: Ring

12. Noun. A driving belt in machinery.
Generic synonyms: Belt

13. 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.
Generic synonyms: Slip, Strip, Loop

14. Noun. A strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration).
Exact synonyms: Ring
Generic synonyms: Slip, Strip
Derivative terms: Ring

15. Noun. A restraint put around something to hold it together.
Specialized synonyms: Brake Band, Collet, Ligature, Withe
Generic synonyms: Constraint, Restraint

Definition of Band

1. n. A fillet, strap, or any narrow ligament with which a thing is encircled, or fastened, or by which a number of things are tied, bound together, or confined; a fetter.

2. v. t. To bind or tie with a band.

3. v. i. To confederate for some common purpose; to unite; to conspire together.

4. v. t. To bandy; to drive away.

Definition of Band

1. Noun. A strip of material wrapped around things to hold them together. ¹

2. Noun. A strip along the spine of a book where the pages are attached. ¹

3. Noun. A group of musicians, especially (a) wind and percussion players, or (b) rock musicians. ¹

4. Noun. A type of orchestra originally playing janissary music; i.e. marching band. ¹

5. Noun. A group of people loosely united for a common purpose (qualifier a band of thieves). ¹

6. Noun. (physics) A part of radio spectrum. ¹

7. Noun. (physics) A group of energy levels in a solid state material. ''Valence band'', ''conduction band''. ¹

8. Noun. (anthropology) A small group of people living in a simple society. ¹

9. Noun. (Canada) A group of aboriginals that has official recognition as an organized unit by the federal government of Canada. ¹

10. Verb. (intransitive) To group together for a common purpose. ¹

11. Verb. To fasten together with a band. ¹

12. Verb. (ornithology) To fasten an identifying band around (a bird's) leg. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Band

1. to decorate with flexible strips of material [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Band

1. Refers to a narrow portion of a chromosome, which has been darkened by interaction with a dye. Each human chromosome displays a unique pattern of bands and can be identified by its pattern. (14 Nov 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Band

banans
banat
banate
banats
banausic
banc
banch
banco
bancor
bancos
bancroftian filariasis
bancroftiasis
bancroftosis
bancs
band (current term)
band-aid
band-aid solution
band-aid solutions
band-aided
band-aiding
band-aids
band-saw
band-saws
band-shaped keratopathy
band-stop
band-tail pigeon
band-tailed antshrike
band-tailed pigeon

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