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Main Entry: 1band
Pronunciation: primarystressband
Function: noun
Etymology: partly from a word of Norse origin meaning "something that binds" and partly from early French bande "stripe"; of Germanic origin
1 : something that confines or constricts while allowing some movement
2 : something that binds or restrains legally, morally, or spiritually
3 : a strip serving to join or hold things together
4 : a strip that is different (as in color, texture, or composition) from nearby matter <a black beak with a white band>
5 : a range of wavelengths, frequencies, or energies between two specified limits
- band·ed /primarystressban-dschwad/ adjective

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