Meaning of BAND in English

BAND

I. noun see: bind Date: 12th century something that confines or constricts while allowing a degree of movement, something that binds or restrains legally, morally, or spiritually, a strip serving to join or hold things together: as, belt 2, a cord or strip across the back of a book to which the sections are sewn, a thin flat encircling strip: as, a close-fitting strip that confines material at the waist, neck, or cuff of clothing, a strip of cloth used to protect a newborn baby's navel, a ring of elastic, 5. a strip (as of living tissue or rock) or a stripe (as on an animal) differentiable (as by color, texture, or structure) from the adjacent material or area, a more or less well-defined range of wavelengths, frequencies, or energies, range 7a, a narrow strip serving chiefly as decoration: as, a narrow strip of material applied as trimming to an article of dress, a pair of strips hanging at the front of the neck as part of a clerical, legal, or academic dress, a ring without raised portions, track 1e(2), II. verb Date: 15th century transitive verb to affix a ~ to or tie up with a ~, to finish or decorate with a ~, to gather together ; unite , intransitive verb to unite for a common purpose, ~er noun III. noun see: banner Date: 15th century a group of persons, animals, or things

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