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bands, plural;
  1. (of people or organizations) Form a group for a mutual purpose
    • - local people banded together to fight the company
  1. A group of people who have a common interest or purpose
    • - guerrilla bands
    • - a determined band of activists
  2. A subgroup of a tribe

  3. A group of musicians who play together, in particular

  4. A small group of musicians and vocalists who play pop, jazz, or rock music
    • - the band's last two albums
    • - a rock band
  5. A group of musicians who play brass, wind, or percussion instruments
    • - a military band
  6. An orchestra

  7. A herd or flock
    • - moving bands of caribou

  1. bind or tie together, as with a band
  2. set: an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
  3. instrumentalists not including string players
  4. ring: attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify; "ring birds"; "band the geese to observe their migratory patterns"
  5. a stripe or stripes of contrasting color; "chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands"; "the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps"
  6. an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
  7. Bánd is a village in Veszprém county, Hungary.
  8. A band society is the simplest form of human society. A band generally consists of a small kin group, no larger than an extended family or clan; it has been defined as consisting of no more than 30 to 50 individuals.
  9. Rede Bandeirantes (Bandeirantes Network), officially nicknamed Band or Band Network, is a television network from Brazil, based in São Paulo. Part of the Grupo Bandeirantes de Comunicação (Bandeirantes Communications Group), it aired for the first time in 1967. ...
  10. The fundamental legal unit of government for Canadian First Nations is the band.
  11. In mathematics, a band (also called idempotent semigroup) is a semigroup in which every element is idempotent (in other words equal to its own square). The lattice of varieties of bands was described independently by Birjukov, Fennemore and Gerhard. ...
  12. A musical ensemble is a group of two or more musicians who perform instrumental or vocal music. In each musical style different norms have developed for the sizes and composition of different ensembles, and for the repertoire of songs or musical works that these ensembles perform.
  13. A strip of material wrapped around things to hold them together; A strip along the spine of a book where the pages are attached; A group of musicians, especially (a) wind and percussion players, or (b) rock musicians; A type of orchestra originally playing janissary music; i.e. ...
  14. (Bands) Refers to fully separated and distinct horizontal cross bands on the reverse fasces of a Mercury dime. A coin's price can more than double in value if this feature is full. Typical grade description: "1916-D Mercury. Mint State 63. Full Bands. ...
  15. (A bands) the dark-staining anisotropic cross striations in the myofibrils of muscle fibers, comprising regions of overlapping thick (myosin) and thin (actin) filaments.
  16. (BANDS) The small, thin, metal ring that we cement onto your teeth. These are merely "handles" by which we can move, or hold, your teeth.
  17. (Bands) A selection or range of Wavelengths.
  18. (Bands) As in resistor color code bands. Refer to the Color Code definition.
  19. (Bands) DJ's | Tibute Acts | Look A Likes | Cigarette Girls
  20. (Bands) Different academic levels for students. Some comprehensive schools divide their intake according to bands
  21. (Bands) Generally a smooth band around doors and windows.Can differ in size and design.
  22. (Bands) In hearing aids, input sounds are divided into a number of separate bands, each of which is separately programmed and controlled. The more bands the hearing aid has, the more clear and precise the sound will be.
  23. (Bands) Pain for Pleasure | The Operation M.D. | Brown Brigade | Gob
  24. (Bands) Pieces of Canvas sewn across the Sail, called Reef-bands; also a piece stuck on the middle of a Sail to strengthen it, when half worn.
  25. (Bands) Silver rings that go around the molar.