band band  /ˈbænd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an unofficial association of people or groups
  2. (n) instrumentalists not including string players
  3. (n) a stripe or stripes of contrasting color
  4. (n) an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
  5. (n) a group of musicians playing popular music for dancing
  6. (n) a range of frequencies between two limits
  7. (n) a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)
  8. (n) a cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure
  9. (n) jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger
  10. (n) a driving belt in machinery
  11. (n) 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
  12. (n) a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration)
  13. (n) a restraint put around something to hold it together
  14. (v) bind or tie together, as with a band
  15. (v) attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Each band-section is chaperoned and guided by a ministerial graduate of the Orphanage.
  2. The band names alone conjure images of mayhem, torture and death.
  3. The album and the band's live concertsstill the best in rockbecame cultural touchstones following Sept.

News

  1. Adult band camp holds Gala Concert today

    The Band Camp for Adult Musicians holds its Gala Concert today at 7 p.m. in Shafer Auditorium on the Allegheny College campus. The concert is free and no reservations are required.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: The Meadville Tribune

  2. White Oak band part of July 4 parade in D.C.

    White Oak band partof July 4 parade in D.C. Steele lines up White Oak band members Thursday at the school. Incoming freshmen, as well as outgoing seniors, are traveling to Washington, D.C., making it a five-grade event. The band leaves Monday.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: The Longview News-Journal

  3. Band in Fatal Hazing to Perform Again

    The 19-month suspension of Florida A&M University’s band, whose reputation was damaged by the death of a drum major, will be lifted.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "I've directed the deployment again of THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) missiles to Hawaii and the SBX (Sea Based X-Band) radar has deployed away from Hawaii to provide support," Gates said. "Without telegraphing what we will do, I...
    on Jun 19, 2009 By: Robert Gates Source: United Press International

  2. "Let us band together and unite in the threat of this hurricane," Simpson-Miller said.
    on Aug 18, 2006 By: Portia Simpson Miller Source: 940 News

  3. Asked if she agreed, Mrs Clinton replied firmly: "No, I do not. I am a senator from New York. I have lived with the aftermath of 9/11, and I have seen firsthand the terrible damage that can be inflicted on our country by a small band of terrorists."
    on Jun 4, 2007 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: guardian.co.uk

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