Definitions of band:
  • noun:   something elongated that is worn around the body or one of the limbs
  • noun:   a strip or stripe of a contrasting color or material
  • noun:   a restraint put around something to hold it together
  • noun:   a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration)
  • noun:   a stripe of contrasting color
    Example: "Chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands"
  • noun:   a range of frequencies between two limits
  • noun:   instrumentalists not including string players
  • noun:   jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger
    Example: "He noted that she wore a wedding band"
  • noun:   a group of musicians playing popular music for dancing
  • noun:   an unofficial association of people or groups
  • verb:   bind or tie together, as with a band
  • verb:   attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify
    Example: "Band the geese to observe their migratory patterns"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #23232)

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