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 [Music/Música]
    (jazz band)
    grupo (m) or conjunto (m) de jazz
    (rock band)
    grupo (m) or banda (f) 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
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    • Meanwhile, the band are touring Britain on a heavy promotional tour.
    • Over the course of the last decade they have established themselves as one of the best live bands in the country.
    • In a photo from 1955, she is seen onstage around the time she made her first recordings with a local 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 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 (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.
    2.3 (on magnetic disk) banda (f); (on record) surco (m) 2.4 [Mining/Minería] veta (feminine)
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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) (British English/inglés británico) banda (feminine)
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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 [Mechanical Engineering/Mecánica] correa (feminine) (de transmisión) 4.2 (ring — on finger) anillo (m); (— on bird) anilla (f)
    (wedding band)
    alianza (f), argolla (f) (Latin America/América Latina)
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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 (feminine)
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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) (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) [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) (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) 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

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
unirse, hacer* causa común

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