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.
adj 1: identified with a band especially around a leg; "kept watch
for the return of their banded birds" [ant: unbanded]
2: marked with bands or strips of contrasting color or texture;
"a banded rock"
3: characterized by a band of especially white around the body;