from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having bands or stripes of contrasting color or texture.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Marked with bands of colour
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of band.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Bound or fastened with a band.
- Having bands; crossed or encircled by a band or bands; specifically, in heraldry, encircled with a band, often of a different color from the sheaf or bundle which it surrounds: as, a bundle of lances proper, banded gules, or the like.
- In mineralogy, the structure of a mineral made up of a series of layers, usually parallel and differing in color or texture, as onyx.
- United as in a band.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. identified with a band especially around a leg
- adj. characterized by a band of especially white around the body
- adj. marked with bands or strips of contrasting color or texture
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That wonderful TLA ERP, we have heard this term banded about now for last 2 decades, but what does it really mean and in particular how does it helps in today's changing world.
Voters: "OMG do you want your stadium money in banded and manicured stacks of $100 bills, or just in a dump truck?!"
The mountainclimbers of Britain banded themselves after the war and purchased that little bit of tumbled country in which they learned their early rockclimbing - that band from which went forth those splendid men who essayed to bring under conquest the greatest of earth's peaks, Mount Everest.
The women of San Vito wear breastplates of crimson or green satin banded with broad gold braid, and ornamented with spangles.
Besides the common rattlesnake, there is another known as the banded rattlesnake, and a third species called the small, or military rattlesnake.
Journal of Wildlife Management that "long-term banded penguins did not exhibit differences to their unbanded counterparts in most variables examined."
Intense seems to be the word banded about after watching them.
Before about 2.5 billion years ago, iron was precipitated into so-called banded-iron formations (affectionately BIF), vast layered deposits consisting of little but iron oxides.
Wherever you are you'll be hearing that phrase banded around whenever quality, quantity or availability of products or services are in question or on the downturn, and sometimes it's just not true.
The innumerable efforts to identify the glyphs by their superficial appearance, calling the banded headdress a “pottery decoration,” and explaining the face-glyph of the North thereby, because in Maya _xaman_ is north and _xamach_ a tortilla dish (to say nothing of others still more fanciful, by a host of writers), have broken down, as was to be expected.
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