1 an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot" [syn: set, circle, lot]
2 instrumentalists not including string players
6 a range of frequencies between two limits
7 something elongated that is worn around the body or one of the limbs
8 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" [syn: ring]
9 a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration) [syn: ring]
10 a restraint put around something to hold it together
1 bind or tie together, as with a band
2 attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify; "ring birds"; "band the geese to observe their migratory patterns" [syn: ring]
- Rhymes: -ænd
- A strip of material wrapped around things to hold them together.
- A strip along the spine of a book where the pages are attached.
- A group of musicians, especially (a) wind and percussion players, or (b) rock musicians.
- A type of orchestra originally playing janissary music; i.e. marching band.
- A group of people loosely united for a common purpose (a band of thieves).
- A part of radio spectrum.
- A group of energy levels in a solid state material. Valence band, conduction band.
- A small group of people living in a simple society.
- A group of aboriginals that has official recognition as an organized unit by the federal government of Canada.
Derived termsrel-top terms derived from band
strip of material wrapped around things to hold them together
strip along the spine of a book where the pages are attached
a group of musicians
- Croatian: bend
- Czech: kapela
- Dutch: band
- Esperanto: bando
- Estonian: bänd, ansambel
- Finnish: soittokunta, yhtye, bändi
- German: Band , Kapelle , Musikkapelle , Combo
- Hebrew: להקה (lehaqa)
- Korean: 밴드, 그룹, 악단
- Norwegian: band
- Polish: zespół muzyczny , grupa muzyczna
- Romanian: formaţie
- Russian: оркестр, ансамбль
- Spanish: banda, grupo
- Swedish: band
orchestra originally playing janissary music
- Finnish: soittokunta, torvisoittokunta
- Norwegian: korps
group of people loosely united for a common purpose
physics: a part of radio spectrum
- Dutch: band
- Finnish: kaista, taajuuskaista; bändi (radio amateur slang)
- German: Frequenzspektrum
- Korean: 밴드, 대역폭
- Norwegian: bånd
- Polish: pasmo
- Russian: полоса
- Spanish: banda
- Swedish: band
physics: group of energy levels in a solid state material
- Dutch: band
- Finnish: vyö
- Norwegian: bånd
- Spanish: pasmo
- Swedish: band
anthropology: small group of people living in a simple society
- Finnish: klaani, heimo
Canada: recognized group of aboriginals
- Finnish: heimo
- To group together for a common purpose.
- To fasten together with a band.
- To fasten an identifying band around (a bird's) leg.
(intransitive) to group together for a common purpose
to fasten together with a band
- Finnish: sitoa
- German: binden
- Norwegian: binde
- Swedish: binda
ornithology: to fasten an identifying band
- band (group of musicians; word loaned from English and pronounced as in English)
- Past tense of binden.
- bånd (see this word for common usages)
- In the context of "music|lang=no": band; group of (rock) musicians
Band may refer to a specific group:
- Band (music), a company of musicians
- Band (radio), a range of frequencies or wavelengths used in radio transmission
- Band (algebra), an idempotent semigroup
- Band society, a small group of humans in a simple form of society
- Band (First Nations Canada), the primary unit of First Nations Government in Canada
- The primary unit of Tribal Government (United States)
- A herd or flock of animals, such as gorillas or coyotes
Band can refer to a thin strip of material in a loop:
- such as a rubber band or a wedding ring
- Bands (neckwear), two pieces of cloth fitted around the neck as part of formal clothing for clergy, academics and lawyers
- Bird banding, placing a numbered bands of metal on birds' legs for identification
- Bandolier - ammunition belt
- A paper strip placed around a book for promotional purposes.
Band can also refer to:
- Band, Mureş in Romania
- Bánd, a village in Hungary
Band, a Canadian-American rock and roll group
- The Band (album), its eponymous album released in 1969
- Brazilian broadcast television network Rede Bandeirantes
- Spectral bands are part of optical spectra of polyatomic systems
- Band cells, a type of white blood cell
band in Danish: Bånd
band in German: Band
band in French: Bande
band in Korean: 밴드
band in Italian: Banda
band in Dutch: Band
band in Japanese: バンド
band in Portuguese: Banda
band in Romanian: Trupă
band in Swedish: Band
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