Definition of banding in English:


Line breaks: band|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈbandɪŋ


[mass noun]
  • 1The presence or formation of stripes of contrasting colour: the yellow and black banding of bees and wasps
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    • I was pleased with the way the monitor reproduced color gradients - without undesired banding at any contrast/brightness settings.
    • Colours were well saturated, and image banding wasn't present.
    • They will wear a black cap with blue banding and a support staff badge.
  • 1.1 Biochemistry The pattern of regions on a chromosome made visible by staining.
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    • None of the other species showed DAPI banding of their chromosomes.
    • The sub-chapter on chromosome banding is much better.
    • These banding patterns are distinct and consistent for each chromosome.

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