Band

Band may refer to a specific group:
* Band (music), a company of musicians
* School band, a group of student musicians who rehearse and perform instrumental music together
* Band (radio), a range of frequencies or wavelengths used in radio transmission
* Band (algebra), an idempotent semigroup
* Band society, a small group of humans in a simple form of society
* Band (First Nations Canada), the primary unit of First Nations Government in Canada
* The primary unit of Tribal Government (United States)
* A herd or flock of animals, such as gorillas or coyotes

Band can refer to a thin strip of material in a loop:
* such as a rubber band or a wedding ring
* Bands (neckwear), two pieces of cloth fitted around the neck as part of formal clothing for clergy, academics and lawyers
* Bird banding, placing a numbered bands of metal on birds' legs for identification
* Bandolier - ammunition belt
* A paper strip placed around a book for promotional purposes.

In metals and semiconductors, band can refer to:
* Valence band
* Conduction band
* Band gap

Band can also refer to:
* Band, Mureş in Romania
* Bánd, a village in Hungary
* The Band, a Canadian-American rock and roll group
** "The Band" (album), its eponymous album released in 1969
* Brazilian broadcast television network Rede Bandeirantes
* Spectral bands are part of optical spectra of polyatomic systems
* Band cells, a type of white blood cell

See also

* Banding


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  • band — band; band·er; band·ke·ram·ik; band·less; band·mas·ter; band·stra·tion; con·tra·band·age; con·tra·band·ist; dis·band; dis·band·ment; fahl·band; hus·band·age; hus·band·er; hus·band·land; hus·band·less; hus·band·like; hus·band·man; hus·band·ry;… …   English syllables

  • Band — (von althochdeutsch band, gebildet zu binden) hat männliches oder sächliches grammatisches Geschlecht. Das Band (Mehrzahl Bänder) steht für eine flach gewobene Textilie, siehe Band (Textil) in der Medizin für einen Bindegewebsstrang, der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Band — (b[a^]nd), n. [OE. band, bond, Icel. band; akin to G., Sw., & D. band, OHG. bant, Goth. bandi, Skr. bandha a binding, bandh to bind, for bhanda, bhandh, also to E. bend, bind. In sense 7, at least, it is fr. F. bande, from OHG. bant. [root]90.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • band — band1 [band] n. [ME < ON band (akin to OE bend); also (in meaning “thin strip”) < Fr bande, flat strip < OFr bende < ML benda < Goth binda < bindan,BIND] 1. something that binds, ties together, restrains, etc. 2. a) a strip or… …   English World dictionary

  • Bánd — Héraldique Administration …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Band — ¹Band 1. Gurt, Streifen; (regional): Bändel. 2. a) Kassette, Magnetband, Tonband, Tonbandkassette; (veraltend): Tape. b) Frequenzband, Frequenzbereich, Wellenband, Wellenbereich. 3. Fesseln, Knechtschaft, Unfreiheit, Unterdrückung; (bildungsspr.) …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • Band — (et), Band (der) Band (das) Band (et) Band (der) Band (der) …   Kölsch Dialekt Lexikon

  • bånd — sb., et, bånd, ene; rødt bånd; optage på bånd; lægge kufferten på båndet; knytte stærke bånd; lægge bånd på sig selv …   Dansk ordbog

  • band — Ⅰ. band [1] ► NOUN 1) a flat, thin strip or loop of material used as a fastener, for reinforcement, or as decoration. 2) a stripe or strip of a different colour or composition from its surroundings: a band of cloud. 3) a range of values or a… …   English terms dictionary

  • Band — (b[a^]nd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Banded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Banding}.] 1. To bind or tie with a band. [1913 Webster] 2. To mark with a band. [1913 Webster] 3. To unite in a troop, company, or confederacy. Banded against his throne. Milton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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