There are 2 translations of band in Spanish:

band1

Pronunciation: /bænd/

n

  • 1 1.1 (group) grupo (m); (of thieves, youths) pandilla (f), banda (f)
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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.
    1.2 [Mus]
    (jazz band)
    grupo (m) or conjunto (m) de jazz
    (rock band)
    grupo (m) or banda (f) de rock
    (military band)
    banda (f) or (Chi tb) orfeón (m) militar to beat the band (AmE) hacer* algo hasta más no poder
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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.
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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 2.1 (ribbon) cinta (f); (strip — of cloth) banda (f), tira (f); (— of leather) tira (f); (— for hat) cinta (f); (— around barrel) aro (m); (— around crate) precinto (m) 2.2 (stripe) franja (f)
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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.
    2.3 (on magnetic disk) banda (f); (on record) surco (m) 2.4 [Min] veta (f)
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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.
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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.
  • 3
    (waveband)
    3.1 (banda (f) de) frecuencia (f) 3.2 (range, category) (BrE) banda (f)
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    • 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.
  • 4 4.1 [Mech Eng] correa (f) (de transmisión) 4.2 (ring — on finger) anillo (m); (— on bird) anilla (f)
    (wedding band)
    alianza (f), argolla (f) (AmL)
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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.
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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.
    4.3
    (cigar band)
    vitola (f)
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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.

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There are 2 translations of band in Spanish:

band2

vt

  • 1.1 (edge) (usu pass) [hem/rim] ribetear banded with blue ribeteado de azul
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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.
    1.2 (fasten) (usu pass) her hair was banded with a ribbon llevaba el pelo sujeto or recogido con una cinta
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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.
    1.3 [bird] anillar
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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.

Phrasal verbs

band together

v + adv
unirse, hacer* causa común

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