Hay 2 definiciones de band en inglés:

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Silabificación: band

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1A flat, thin strip or loop of material put around something, typically to hold it together or to decorate it: wads of banknotes fastened with gummed paper bands
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  • Looking at the side of the fan reveals a thin band of conductive material encircling the fan surround and connecting to the power cord.
  • Around my forehead was a thin blood red band of velvet material.
  • She slipped thin bands of stretchy brown material onto Brenna's braids.
Sinónimos
belt, sash, girdle, strap, tape, ring, hoop, loop, circlet, circle, cord, tie, string, thong, ribbon, fillet, strip
literary cincture
1.1A plain ring for the finger, especially a gold wedding ring: a narrow band of gold was her only jewelry
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  • After the vows are said, the Orthodox groom places a plain gold band on the ring finger of his bride's right hand.
  • He twirled the gold band, Helen's wedding ring, around on the tip of his little finger, before sliding it down to the knuckle.
  • A band of gold seals the wedding vows, and fifty years later the metal valorizes the most exalted anniversary of married bliss.
1.2 Ornithology, North American A ring of metal placed around a bird’s leg to identify it.
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  • We placed a metal band on one leg of each bird and a unique pair of colored bands on the other.
  • The numbers on the metal bands allowed us to identify individuals from distances up to 40 m.
  • We marked all birds with uniquely colored leg bands to permit individual identification.
1.3 (bands) A collar with two hanging strips, worn by certain clerics and academics as part of their formal dress.
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  • There was a great accumulation of them near his clerical bands, on which the abundant folds of his red skin were resting.
  • The early colonists named it the “Parson bird,” in allusion to the peculiar tufts of white feathers that adorn its throat, and their fancied resemblance to the clerical bands.
  • As the Revolution developed, he became "a zealous Whig" who served in the Continental Congress, the only member who wore clerical bands in 1776.
1.4 Mechanics A belt connecting wheels or pulleys.
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  • Much admired for his skill at carpentry, Tade made horses and donkeys carts and put bands on the wheels of carts.
  • Spool the band around the axle, place the racer on the floor and get ready for a speedy trip when you release the rear wheels.
  • Start with a pulley or elastic resistance band set at shoulder height.
2A stripe or elongated area of a different color, texture, or composition than its surroundings: a long, narrow band of cloud
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  • The cloud bands move at different speeds, and their irregularities may be due to either the different motions between them or to disturbances below the visible cloud layer.
  • In usual Smart style, a contrasting band of colour surrounds the side doors.
  • The blue line intersecting the orange band of the 401 in the lower left indicates the ravine and the site of the crash.
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stripe, strip, streak, line, bar, swathe
technical stria, striation
3A range of frequencies or wavelengths in a spectrum (especially of radio frequencies): channels in the UHF band
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  • Quantum dots can be designed to fluoresce in a wide range of wavelength bands.
  • Multiple images of a single field-of-view are captured in more than three wavelength bands in this range.
  • Today's multiband antennas are physically too large to carry if they have to support a very wide range of frequency bands.
4 archaic A thing that restrains, binds, or unites.
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  • He comes out bound with bands and a cloth over his head.
  • I walked to the library slowly, as if shambling, for my heart is bound with iron bands like the faithful servant in that old tale.
  • In this context, the insistence we noted earlier on cutting the restraining bands upon the hands and feet of the deceased before interment has a clear significance.

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1Surround (an object) with something in the form of a strip or ring, typically for reinforcement or decoration: doors are banded with iron to make them stronger
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  • The outer edges of these Audi floor mats are coil-stitched and are not banded to provide endurance.
  • Across from him, there was a wooden door, banded with black iron.
1.1 Ornithology, North American Put a band on (a bird) for identification.
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  • Nearly all of these birds were banded as chicks or juveniles at or near breeding colonies.
  • Most birds are color banded for individual identification, and blood samples have been collected for all banded birds since 1990.
  • All birds were banded with a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service aluminum band, and all adults were marked with unique combinations of colored leg bands for individual identification.
2Mark (something) with a stripe or stripes of a different color: the bird’s bill is banded across the middle with black (as adjective banded) banded agate
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  • Subtly impressive was the beautifully banded agate Mughal fly whisk handle, tipped with a garnet on an amber collar and inset with emeralds.
  • These are delicate, feathery to fuzzy-looking fingers and differ from the more stalactitic and concentrically banded forms that probably result from a different process.
  • The CD also contains a photo gallery of 54 ornamental fishes, especially the attractive and colourful varieties like Scarlet banded barb and Rosy barb.

Origen

late Old English (sense 4 of the noun), from Old Norse, reinforced in late Middle English by Old French bande, of Germanic origin; related to bind.

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Pronunciación: ˌhjuːməˈrɛsk
noun
a short, lively piece of music

Hay 2 definiciones de band en inglés:

band2

Silabificación: band

sustantivo

1A group of people who have a common interest or purpose: guerrilla bands a determined band of activists
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  • The band was divided into ten small groups, each covering a certain area of the city.
  • The whole of the Sikh army had been divided into bands, which were headed by a leader who was known as Jathedar.
  • The band was finally forced to surrender only 30 miles short of reaching safety in Canada.
Sinónimos
group, gang, mob, pack, troop, company, party, crew, body, working party, posse; team, side, lineup; association, society, club, circle, fellowship, partnership, guild, lodge, order, fraternity, confraternity, sodality, brotherhood, sisterhood, sorority, union, alliance, affiliation, institution, league, federation, clique, set, coterie
informal bunch
1.1 Anthropology A subgroup of a tribe.
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  • Social mechanisms like marriage and exogamy ensured that individual bands, tribes, or clans operated within systems that extended over vast distances.
  • Tribes are larger than bands, numbering up to a few thousand people, and they tend to be settled farmers, though some are pastoralists with a mobile economy.
  • Some live in thriving communities, while others are just small tribes or bands.
2A group of musicians who play together, in particular.
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  • This is the first time these half pop, part punk bands have toured together.
  • I've also been writing songs and putting together a band called the Novenas.
  • The band has been together since 1999, and was started up by Thomas Watts and Ryan Mucha.
2.1A small group of musicians and vocalists who play pop, jazz, or rock music: the band’s last two albums a rock band
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  • With numerous female-led bands making waves in rock music, this album is a poor representation of what women can do.
  • Arbez spent his childhood playing trombone in a jazz band before discovering the dancefloor.
  • At that time, The Broadfield used to have live music most nights of the week: mainly local rock bands, plus trad jazz on Sundays.
2.2A group of musicians who play brass, wind, or percussion instruments: a military band
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  • Whether they are Pipes & Drums or Brass & Reed bands, the musicians are there to support this grand event.
  • They have already lost the two leading musical instruments in the band.
  • Sibelius Instruments is a unique, interactive encyclopedia of instruments, bands, orchestras and ensembles.
2.3 informal An orchestra.
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  • Community Development Minister Gene Zwozdesky has said he wants everyone from church choirs and school bands to symphony orchestras to be able to perform it.
  • He began earning his living in theatre orchestras and hotel bands, before Thomas Beecham made him leader of his Beecham Orchestra in 1908, and a solo career beckoned.
  • Mr Dow, who lives in Stockport, was also assistant director of music at the Caterham School in Surrey and has experience in conducting bands, choirs and orchestras.
3North American A herd or flock: moving bands of caribou
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  • Through binoculars we saw great bands of caribou in the foothills to the south and east.
  • The herds and bands of elephants, horses, dancing girls and musicians, and scenes from the Ramayana come alive on the outer walls of the temple.
  • Relieved of the need to avoid predators, little bands of animals have not another single thing in their heads.

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(Of people or organizations) form a group for a mutual purpose: local people banded together to fight the company
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  • A number of state and federal organizations have also banded together to host National Estuaries Day, meant to promote the importance of estuaries and the need to protect them.
  • A group of leading organizations have banded together to address the problem of minority underrepresentation in business and management education.
  • Charity organizations have banded together to introduce creative campaigns which improve the living standards of the poor in Thai society.
Sinónimos
join (up), team up, join forces, pool resources, get together; amalgamate, unite, form an alliance, form an association, affiliate, federate

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French bande, of Germanic origin; related to banner.