banding banding  /ˈbæn dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a stripe or stripes of contrasting color
  2. (n) an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Sheriff's departments seek better standards for training correctional officers

    MOUNT VERNON, Mo. – A coalition of sheriff’s departments is banding together to create new uniform guidelines for training correctional officers.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KY3 Springfield

  2. WPS to host falcon chick banding at Weston power plant

    Officials from Wisconsin Public Service today will host a banding event for a group of four peregrine falcon chicks that hatched recently at the plant.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Wausau Daily Herald

  3. Jackson's falcons object to banding of chicks

    JACKSON, Mich. (AP) - It was mission accomplished for biologists and veterinarians banding and examining peregrine falcon chicks in Jackson. The Jackson Citizen Patriot reports ( http://bit.ly/15wlHt3 ) that the three female and one male chicks banded last week are the offspring of Big Red and Chayton.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WLNS Lansing

Quotes

  1. "Just as African-American clergy fervently came together 50 years ago to fight for civil rights, we are banding together today to bring an end to HIV/AIDS and its potential to obliterate our community," said Bishop TD Jakes, leader of the Dallas...
    on Oct 9, 2007 By: TD Jakes Source: Forbes

  2. "Whatever happens, happens, that's part of the game. We've come off a couple of good wins and we've done a terrific job," Francona said. "Guys are banding together, and the energy in our dugout [and on the field] has been unbelievable. So I...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Terry Francona Source: MLB.com

  3. "Banding together with states like Michigan, we can leverage our purchasing power, and I'm asking the secretary to look at that and let us join pool efforts," Benson said.
    on Mar 25, 2004 By: Craig Benson Source: WFtv.com

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