Definition of banding in English:


Syllabification: band·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈbandiNG


  • 1The presence or formation of visible stripes of contrasting color: 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.
  • 1.2 Biochemistry The separation of molecules into bands of concentration in a gel.
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    • The TD gels containing materials from all lines showed uniformly consistent banding patterns across all lanes.
    • The electrophoretic banding patterns of the different types of antigens showed similarities among all the six strains of Leptospira irrespective of their serogroup.
    • The composition of the structural organization resulting in 67 nm banding is still a source of discussion.
  • 2The marking of individual birds or other animals with bands or rings: banding is a useful tool for the study of migration
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    • Bird ringing or banding has been a long established way of trying to figure out the routes taken by migratory birds on their momentous journeys.
    • Retained offspring could be identified from banding of nestlings or capture of fledged offspring in company with their parents.
    • Such studies, as well as the many studies that require banding of nesting birds, involve capture by mist net.

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