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band1 US English

A flat, thin strip or loop of material put around something, typically to hold it together or to decorate it

band2 US English

A group of people who have a common interest or purpose

Band in bandoneon US English

A type of concertina used especially in South America

Ku-band US English

A microwave frequency band used for satellite communication and broadcasting, using frequencies of about 12 gigahertz for terrestrial reception and 14 gigahertz for transmission

Band-Aid US English

An adhesive bandage with a gauze pad in the center, used to cover minor wounds

big band US English

A large group of musicians playing jazz or dance music

brow band US English

The part of a bridle which passes across the horse’s forehead

boy band US English

A pop group composed of attractive young men whose music and image are designed to appeal primarily to a young teenage audience

pipe band US English

A band, especially a military one, consisting of bagpipe players, drummers, and a pipe major

rock band US English

A number of musicians who play rock music together

show band US English

A band that plays cover versions of popular songs

tri-band US English

(Of a cellular phone) having three frequencies, enabling it to be used in different regions (typically Europe and the US)

wind band US English

A group of musicians playing mainly woodwind instruments

wide-band US English

(Of a radio, or other device or activity involving broadcasting) having or using a wide band of frequencies or wavelengths

girl band US English

A pop group composed of attractive young women, whose music and image are designed to appeal primarily to a young teenage audience

high-band US English

Relating to or denoting an audio or video system using a relatively high carrier frequency, which allows more bandwidth for the signal

jam band US English

A rock band that plays music characterized by long improvisational passages

jug band US English

A group of jazz, blues, or folk musicians using simple or improvised instruments such as jugs and washboards

Alice band US English

A flexible band worn by women and girls to hold back the hair

brass band US English

A group of musicians playing brass instruments and sometimes also percussion

rubber band US English

A loop of stretchy rubber for holding things together

silver band US English

A brass band playing silver-plated instruments

dance band US English

A band that plays music suitable for dancing, especially swing

steel band US English

A band that plays music on steel drums

concert band US English

A relatively large group of brass, woodwind, and percussion players that performs in a concert hall, as distinguished from a marching band

elastic band US English

A rubber band

wedding band US English

A wedding ring

gastric band US English

(In the surgical treatment of obesity) a silicone device placed around the upper section of the stomach, creating a small pouch above the band and thereby restricting the amount of food that can be comfortably eaten

military band US English

A group of musicians playing brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments, typically while marching

mourning band US English

A strip of black material that is worn around a person’s sleeve as a mark of respect for someone who has recently died

Band of Hope US English

A British organization promoting total abstinence from alcohol

conduction band US English

A delocalized band of energy partly filled with electrons in a crystalline solid. These electrons have great mobility and are responsible for electrical conductivity

Citizens' Band US English

A range of radio frequencies that are allocated for local communication by private individuals, especially by handheld or vehicle radio

one-man band US English

A street entertainer who plays several instruments at the same time

to beat the band US English

In such a way as to surpass all competition

to beat the band in beat US English

In such a way as to surpass all competition

band-aid in Band-Aid US English

A makeshift or temporary solution

bandsaw US English

An endless saw, consisting of a steel band with a serrated edge running over wheels

band saw in bandsaw US English

An endless saw, consisting of a steel band with a serrated edge running over wheels

airband US English

A range of frequencies allocated for radio communications involving aircraft

hatband US English

A decorative ribbon encircling a hat, held in position above the brim

pop group US English

A number of musicians and vocalists who perform pop music together

pop band in pop group US English

A number of musicians and vocalists who perform pop music together

bandmate US English

A fellow musician or singer in a band

bandpass US English

(Of a filter) transmitting only a set range of frequencies

hairband US English

A band for securing or tying back one’s hair

neckband US English

A strip of material around the neck of a garment

sideband US English

One of two frequency bands on either side of the carrier wave, containing the modulated signal

bellyband US English

A band placed around the belly, in particular

belly band in bellyband US English

A band placed around the belly, in particular


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