Definition of Band


  • a restraint put around something to hold it together
  • a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration)
  • a thin flat strip or loop of flexible material that goes around or over something else, typically to hold it together or as a decoration
  • a driving belt in machinery
  • jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger
    "she had rings on every finger"
    "he noted that she wore a wedding band"
  • a cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure
  • a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)
  • a range of frequencies between two limits
  • a group of musicians playing popular music for dancing
    - dance band - dance orchestra
  • an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
  • a stripe or stripes of contrasting color
    "chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands"
    "the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps"
  • instrumentalists not including string players
  • an unofficial association of people or groups
    "the smart set goes there"
    "they were an angry lot"


  • attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify
    "ring birds"
    "band the geese to observe their migratory patterns"
  • bind or tie together, as with a band
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble band

13 unscramble word found using the letters band.

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