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Overview of noun band

The noun band has 13 senses

  • set, circle, band, lot -- (an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot")

  • band -- (instrumentalists not including string players)

  • band, banding, stria, striation -- (a stripe or stripes of contrasting color; "chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands"; "the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps")

  • band, banding, stripe -- (an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material)

  • dance band, band, dance orchestra -- (a group of musicians playing popular music for dancing)

  • band -- (a range of frequencies between two limits)

  • band -- (a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body))

  • isthmus, band -- (a cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure)

  • ring, band -- (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 -- (a driving belt in machinery)

  • band -- (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, ring -- (a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration))

  • band -- (a restraint put around something to hold it together)

Overview of verb band

The verb band has 2 senses

  • band -- (bind or tie together, as with a band)

  • ring, band -- (attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify; "ring birds"; "band the geese to observe their migratory patterns")