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band

  • n  an unofficial association of people or groups
  • n  instrumentalists not including string players
  • n  a stripe or stripes of contrasting color
    chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands
    the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps
  • n  an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
  • n  a group of musicians playing popular music for dancing
  • n  a range of frequencies between two limits
  • n  a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)
  • n  a cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure
  • n  jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger
    he noted that she wore a wedding band
  • n  a driving belt in machinery
  • 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
  • n  a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration)
  • n  a restraint put around something to hold it together
  • v  bind or tie together, as with a band
  • v  attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify
    band the geese to observe their migratory patterns

  • In fact, if you're the Japanese band Glay (as in "neither black nor white but something in between," according to a publicist), you don't really care what people think.
  • Last week the band was getting an extra push from other recording outfits who have rushed yet new versions of Winchester to the stores.
  • Each band-section is chaperoned and guided by a ministerial graduate of the Orphanage.
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 28, 2013 - The Meadville Tribune
  • 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.
    June 28, 2013 - The Longview News-Journal
  • 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.
    June 27, 2013 - New York Times
Quotes

  • Robert Gates in United Press International
    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...
  • Portia Simpson Miller in 940 News
    Let us band together and unite in the threat of this hurricane,Simpson-Miller said.
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in guardian.co.uk
    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."

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