- 1 1.1 (ribbon) cinta (feminine); (strip — of cloth) banda (feminine), tira (feminine); (— of leather) tira (feminine); (— for hat) cinta (feminine); (— around barrel) aro (masculine); (— around crate) precinto (masculine) 1.2 (stripe) franja (feminine)More example sentences1.3 (on magnetic disk) banda (feminine); (on record) surco (masculine) 1.4 [Mining] veta (feminine)
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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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- These dates are only applicable to stage boundaries and no dates are available for marine bands and coals used to correlate sections at sub-stage level.
- The volcano-sedimentary sequence is characterized by lava flows alternating with grey shales and occasional red chert bands.
- What you see are just the edges of dykes and sills - narrow bands of rock where the stuff has poured into cracks in the surrounding rock and solidified.
- 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.
- 2 2.1 (waveband) (banda (feminine) de) frecuencia (feminine) 2.2 (range, category) (British English/inglés británico) banda (feminine)More example sentences
- The possible values of energy are found to lie within a series of bands.
- Unless the currency's par value is changed suddenly, foreign exchange transactions are based on the existing par value and fluctuations within the specified bands.
- It is also important to note that whereas women save more than men within specific income bands, women earn less than men, and therefore save less.
- 3 3.1 [Mech] correa (feminine) (de transmisión) 3.2 (ring — on finger) anillo (masculine); (— on bird) anilla (feminine)(wedding band)alianza (feminine), argolla (feminine) (Latin America/América Latina)More example sentences
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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.
(cigar band)vitola (feminine)More example sentences
- 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.
- 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.
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- 2 [Music/Música](jazz band)grupo (masculine) or conjunto (masculine) de jazz(rock band)grupo (masculine) or banda (feminine) de rock(military band)banda (feminine) or (in Chile also/en Chile también) orfeón (masculine) militar to beat the band (American English/inglés norteamericano) hacer* algo hasta más no poder