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band

noun

1 band

An unofficial association of people or groups.

synonyms: circle, lot, set.

Roget 712: party, faction, side, denomination, communion, set, crew, band.    horde, posse, phalanx; family, clan, etc. ... show more

Roget 205: filament, line; fiber, fibril; funicle, vein; hair, capillament, cilium, cilia, pilus, pili; tendril, gossamer; ... show more

Roget 752: prison, prison house; jail, gaol, cage, coop, den, cell; stronghold, fortress, keep, donjon, dungeon, Bastille, ... show more

Roget 416: musician, artiste, performer, player, minstrel; bard etc. (poet) 597; [specific types of musicians] accompanist, accordionist, instrumentalist, organist, ... show more

Roget 415: music; concert; strain, tune, air; melody etc. 413; aria, arietta; piece of music [Fr.], work, number, opus; ... show more

Roget 72: assemblage; collection, collocation, colligation; compilation, levy, gathering, ingathering, muster, attroupement; team; concourse, conflux, congregation, ... show more

Roget 230: outline, circumference; perimeter, periphery, ambit, circuit, lines tournure, contour, profile, silhouette; bounds; coast line.    zone, belt, ... show more

Roget 247: circularity, roundness; rotundity etc. 249.    circle, circlet, ring, areola, hoop, roundlet, annulus, annulet, ... show more

Roget 417: musical instruments; band; string-band, brass-band; orchestra; orchestrina.    [Stringed instruments], monochord, polychord; harp, lyre, lute, archlute; mandola, ... show more

Dutch: groep, kring
Polish: grono, koło, krąg



2 band

Instrumentalists not including string players.

Dutch: band, bandje, groep
Polish: muzyka

3 band

A stripe or stripes of contrasting color:
— Chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands.
— The black and yellow banding of bees and wasps.

synonyms: banding, stria, striation.

4 band

An adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material.

synonyms: banding, stripe.

Dutch: biaisband, biaislint, boordband, boordlint
Polish: prążek

5 band

A group of musicians playing popular music for dancing.

synonyms: dance band, dance orchestra.

Dutch: dansorkest
Polish: band

6 band

A range of frequencies between two limits.

7 band

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

8 band

A cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure.

synonym: isthmus.

Polish: cieśń

9 band

Jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger:
— He noted that she wore a wedding band.

synonym: ring.

Dutch: ring

10 band

A driving belt in machinery.

Polish: wstęga

11 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.

Dutch: band

12 band

A strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration).

synonym: ring.

Polish: obrączka

13 band

A restraint put around something to hold it together.

verb

1 band

Bind or tie together, as with a band.

2 band

Attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify:
— Band the geese to observe their migratory patterns.

synonym: ring.


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