What is band?

  • (noun): A restraint put around something to hold it together.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on band, bands:

3k Static
... garnered favorable reviews especially in Germany, where the band's often aggressive political comment was seen as a throwback to the earlier days of post-pun ... The band's subsequent release The Great Republic was released in 2005, and distributed by Cargo Records (Germany) In addition to the ardently leftist 'anti-art' and 'art as subversion ... The band's 2006 album release Where's Our Piece of the Groovy World, and 2007 effort Voodoo Science were entry candidates (Best Electronic/Dance Album) for the 50th and 51st GRAMMY Awards, respectively ...
University Of Idaho - Activities
... Volunteerism and Social Action Stellar Sportsmanship Choral groups Concert band Dance Drama Environmental Club Film Fraternities Sororities Graduate Professional Student Association (GPSA) Jazz band ...
4-meter Band
... The 4-metre (70 MHz) band is an amateur radio frequency band in the lower Very High Frequency (VHF) spectrum ... The 4-metre band has a unique character and because very few countries have an allocation there, very little dedicated commercial amateur equipment is available ... Therefore most amateurs active on the band are interested in home construction or modification of private mobile radio (PMR) equipment ...
George Harrison - The Beatles: 1957–1970
... He first auditioned for the band at Rory Storm's Morgue Skiffle Club, playing "Guitar Boogie Shuffle" (by Bert Weedon) in March 1958 ... However, Lennon felt that Harrison, then 14, was too young to join the band ... By the time Harrison was 15, Lennon and the others had accepted him as one of the band ...
Zdob și Zdub - Band History
... The band was formed in 1994 and has gone through various line-ups ... as part of the Russian MTV-Party, held on Red Square in Moscow, along with Russian bands "Gorky Park" and "IFK" and U.S ... band Red Hot Chili Peppers ...

More definitions of "band":

  • (noun): Something elongated that is worn around the body or one of the limbs.
  • (verb): Attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify.
    Example: "Band the geese to observe their migratory patterns"
    Synonyms: ring
  • (noun): An unofficial association of people or groups.
    Synonyms: set, circle, lot
  • (noun): Jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger.
    Example: "He noted that she wore a wedding band"
    Synonyms: ring
  • (noun): A range of frequencies between two limits.
  • (verb): Bind or tie together, as with a band.
  • (noun): A strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration).
    Synonyms: ring
  • (noun): A strip or stripe of a contrasting color or material.
    Synonyms: banding, stripe
  • (noun): Instrumentalists not including string players.

Famous quotes containing the word band:

    There was a young lady called Gloria
    Who was had by Sir Gerald Du Maurier
    And then by six men
    And Sir Gerald again
    And the band of the Waldorf-Astoria.
    Anonymous.

    The band waked me with a serenade. How they improve! A fine band and what a life in a regiment! Their music is better than food and clothing to give spirit to the men.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)

    Nothing makes a man feel older than to hear a band coming up the street and not to have the impulse to rush downstairs and out on to the sidewalk.
    Robert Benchley (1889–1945)