HyperDic: band

English > 15 senses of the word band:
NOUNgroupband, set, circle, lotan unofficial association of people or groups
groupbandinstrumentalists not including string players
attributeband, banding, stria, striationa stripe or stripes of contrasting color
artifactband, banding, stripean adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
groupband, dance band, dance orchestraa group of musicians playing popular music for dancing
communicationbanda range of frequencies between two limits
artifactbanda thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)
bodyband, isthmusa cord-like tissue connecting two larger / larger parts of an anatomical structure
artifactband, ringjewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger
artifactbanda driving belt in machinery
artifactbanda thin flat strip or loop of flexible material that goes around or over something else, typically to hold it together or as a decoration
artifactband, ringa strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration)
artifactbanda restraint put around something to hold it together
VERBcontactbandbind or tie together, as with a band / band
contactband, ringattach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify
band > pronunciation
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English > band: 15 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningAn unofficial association of people or groups.
Synonymsset, circle, lot
NarrowerFour HundredThe exclusive social set of a city
car poolA small group of car drivers who arrange to take turns driving while the others are passengers
clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, campAn exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
cohortA band of warriors (originally / originally a unit of a Roman Legion)
conspiracy, confederacyA group of conspirators banded together to achieve some harmful or illegal purpose
horsy set, horsey setA set of people sharing a devotion to horses and horseback riding and horse racing
jet setA set of rich and fashionable people who travel widely for pleasure
party, companyA band of people associated temporarily in some activity
Broadersocial groupPeople sharing some social relation
Spanishcírculo, conjunto, grupo
Catalancercle, colla, grup, penya
English > band: 15 senses > noun 2, group
Meaninginstrumentalists not including string players.
PartssectionA division of an orchestra containing all instruments of the same class
Narrowerbrass bandA group of musicians playing only brass and percussion instruments
concert band, military bandA group of musicians playing brass and woodwind and percussion instruments
marching bandA band that marches (as in a parade) and plays music at the same time
Broadermusical organization, musical organisation, musical groupAn organization of musicians who perform together
Spanishbanda, grupo
Catalanbanda
English > band: 15 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA stripe or stripes of contrasting color.
Examples
  • "chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands"
  • "the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps"
Synonymsbanding, stria, striation
Narrowercollar(zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal
stretch markA narrow band resulting from tension on the skin (as on abdominal skin after pregnancy)
Broaderstripe, streak, barA narrow marking of a different color or texture / texture from the background
Spanishfaja, tira
English > band: 15 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningAn adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material.
Synonymsbanding, stripe
Part ofgarmentAn article of clothing
Narrowercigar bandA narrow paper band around a cigar
hatbandA band around the crown of a hat just above the brim
neckbandA band around the collar of a garment
pinstripeA very thin stripe (especially a white stripe on a dark fabric)
BroaderadornmentA decoration of color / color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
Spanishfaja, tira
Catalantira
English > band: 15 senses > noun 5, group
MeaningA group of musicians playing popular music for dancing.
Synonymsdance band, dance orchestra
Narrowerbig bandA large dance or jazz band usually featuring improvised solos by lead musicians
jazz band, jazz group, comboA small band of jazz musicians
rock group, rock bandA band of musicians who play rock'n'roll music
steel bandA band that plays instruments made from the heads of oil drums (Caribbean Islands)
Broadermusical organization, musical organisation, musical groupAn organization of musicians who perform together
Spanishdance band, orquesta de baile, orquesta ligera
Catalandance band
English > band: 15 senses > noun 6, communication
MeaningA range of frequencies between two limits.
Narrowerfrequency band, wavebandA band of adjacent radio frequencies (e.g., assigned for transmitting radio or television signals)
BroaderrangeA variety of different things or activities
English > band: 15 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningA thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body).
NarrowerarmbandA band worn around the upper arm
armlet, arm bandA band worn around the arm for decoration
backbandA broad band that passes over the back of a horse and supports the shafts of a vehicle
bellybandA cloth band that is worn around the waist (as on infants until the navel has healed)
collar, neckbandA band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
collarA band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it
garter, supporterA band (usually elastic) worn around the leg to hold up a stocking (or around the arm to hold up a sleeve)
girdle, cincture, sash, waistband, waistclothA band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers
headbandA band worn around or over the head
headstall, headpieceThe band that is the part of a bridle that fits around a horse's head
hoop, ringA rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling
rubber band, elastic band, elasticA narrow band of elastic rubber used to hold things (such as papers) together
strap, shoulder strapA band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag
sweatbandA band of fabric or leather sewn inside the crown of a hat
sweatbandA band of material tied around the forehead or wrist to absorb sweat
watchband, watchstrap, wristband, watch bracelet, braceletA band of cloth or leather or metal links attached to a wristwatch and wrapped around the wrist
weed, mourning bandA black band worn by a man (on the arm or hat) as a sign of mourning
wristbandband consisting of a part of a sleeve that covers the wrist
wristlet, wrist bandA band or bracelet worn around the wrist
Broaderstrip, slipartifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
Spanishfaja
Catalanfaixa
English > band: 15 senses > noun 8, body
MeaningA cord-like tissue connecting two larger / larger parts of an anatomical structure.
Synonymisthmus
BroadertissuePart of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
English > band: 15 senses > noun 9, artifact
Meaningjewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger.
Example "he noted that she wore a wedding band"
Synonymring
Narrowerengagement ringA ring given and worn as a sign of betrothal
mourning ringA ring worn as a memorial to a dead person
ringletA small ring
signet ring, seal ringA ring bearing a signet
wedding ring, wedding bandA ring (usually plain gold) given to the bride (and sometimes one is also given to the groom) at the wedding
Broaderjewelry, jewelleryAn adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)
Spanishanillo, sortija
Catalananella, anell
English > band: 15 senses > noun 10, artifact
MeaningA driving belt in machinery.
Broaderbeltendless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys
English > band: 15 senses > noun 11, artifact
MeaningA thin flat strip or loop of flexible material that goes around or over something else, typically to hold it together or as a decoration.
BroaderloopAnything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)
strip, slipartifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
Spanishbanda, cinta, franja
English > band: 15 senses > noun 12, artifact
MeaningA strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration).
Synonymring
Broaderstrip, slipartifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
Spanishanillas
Catalananelles
English > band: 15 senses > noun 13, artifact
MeaningA restraint put around something to hold it together.
Narrowerbrake bandA band that can be tightened around a shaft to stop its rotation
colletA band or collar that holds an individual stone in a jewelry setting
ligatureA metal band used to attach a reed to the mouthpiece of a clarinet or saxophone
witheband or rope made of twisted twigs or stems
Broaderrestraint, constraintA device that retards something's motion / motion
Spanishbanda
Verbsbandbind or tie together, as with a band / band
English > band: 15 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningBind or tie together, as with a band / band.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Broadertie, bindFasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
Spanishfajar, precintar, vendar
Catalanembenar, faixar, precintar
Nounsbanda restraint put around something to hold it together
English > band: 15 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningattach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "band the geese to observe their migratory patterns"
Synonymring
BroaderattachCause to be attached
Spanishanillar
Catalananellar

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