band /ˈbænd/ 名詞
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1. A fillet, strap, or any narrow ligament with which a thing is encircled, or fastened, or by which a number of things are tied, bound together, or confined; a fetter.
Every one's bands were loosed. --Acts xvi. 26.
2. Arch. (a) A continuous tablet, stripe, or series of ornaments, as of carved foliage, of color, or of brickwork, etc. (b) In Gothic architecture, the molding, or suite of moldings, which encircles the pillars and small shafts.
3. That which serves as the means of union or connection between persons; a tie. “To join in Hymen's bands.”
4. A linen collar or ruff worn in the 16th and 17th centuries.
5. pl. Two strips of linen hanging from the neck in front as part of a clerical, legal, or academic dress.
6. A narrow strip of cloth or other material on any article of dress, to bind, strengthen, ornament, or complete it. “Band and gusset and seam.”
7. A company of persons united in any common design, especially a body of armed men.
Troops of horsemen with his bands of foot. --Shak.
8. A number of musicians who play together upon portable musical instruments, especially those making a loud sound, as certain wind instruments (trumpets, clarinets, etc.), and drums, or cymbals; as, a high school's marching band.
9. Bot. A space between elevated lines or ribs, as of the fruits of umbelliferous plants.
10. Zool. A stripe, streak, or other mark transverse to the axis of the body.
11. Mech. A belt or strap.
12. A bond. [Obs.] “Thy oath and band.”
13. Pledge; security. [Obs.]
Band saw, a saw in the form of an endless steel belt, with teeth on one edge, running over wheels.
big band, a band that is the size of an orchestra, usually playing mostly jazz or swing music. The big band typically features both ensemble and solo playing, sometimes has a lead singer, and is often located in a night club where the patrons may dance to its music. The big bands were popular from the late 1920's to the 1940's. Contrasted with combo, which has fewer players.
Band v. t. [imp. & p. p. Banded; p. pr. & vb. n. Banding.]
1. To bind or tie with a band.
2. To mark with a band.
3. To unite in a troop, company, or confederacy. “Banded against his throne.”
Banded architrave, Banded pier, Banded shaft, etc. Arch., an architrave, pier, shaft, etc., of which the regular profile is interrupted by blocks or projections crossing it at right angles.
Band, v. i. To confederate for some common purpose; to unite; to conspire together.
Certain of the Jews banded together. --Acts xxiii. 12.
Band, imp. of Bind. [Obs.] --Spenser.
Band, v. t. To bandy; to drive away. [Obs.]
n 1: an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart
set goes there"; "they were an angry lot" [syn: set, circle,
2: instrumentalists not including string players
3: a stripe of contrasting color; "chromosomes exhibit
characteristic bands" [syn: stria, striation]
4: a strip or stripe of a contrasting color or material [syn: banding,
5: a group of musicians playing popular music for dancing [syn:
dance band, dance orchestra]
6: a range of frequencies between two limits
7: something elongated that is worn around the body or one of
8: 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" [syn: ring]
9: a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to
identify it (as in studies of bird migration) [syn: ring]
10: a restraint put around something to hold it together
v 1: bind or tie together, as with a band
2: attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify; "ring
birds"; "band the geese to observe their migratory
patterns" [syn: ring]