from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A piece of cloth attached to a staff and used as a standard by a monarch, military commander, or knight.
- noun The flag of a nation, state, or army.
- noun A piece of cloth bearing a motto or legend, as of a club.
- noun A headline spanning the width of a newspaper page.
- adjective Unusually good; outstanding.
- transitive verb To supply with banners.
- transitive verb To give a banner headline to (a story or item) in a newspaper.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The piece of cloth, attached to the upper part of a pole or staff, which in former times served as the standard of a sovereign, lord, or knight, after which he and his followers marched to war, and which served as a rallying-point in battle; hence, the flag or standard of a country, army, troop, etc.; a standard or ensign.
- noun In heraldry, a square flag which in the middle ages was the ensign of a knight banneret.
- noun An ensign or flag bearing a badge or emblem, as of a society or order, and borne in processions.
- noun Figuratively, anything displayed as a profession of principles.
- noun See ensign, flag, pennon, and standard.
- noun In botany, the vexillum or upper petal of a papilionaceous flower. Also called the standard.
- noun One of eight divisions into which the Manchus are marshaled, each with distinguishing flag or banner.
- Leading or foremost in regard to some particular cause or matter, such as giving the largest majority to a political party, etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A kind of flag attached to a spear or pike by a crosspiece, and used by a chief as his standard in battle.
- noun A large piece of silk or other cloth, with a device or motto, extended on a crosspiece, and borne in a procession, or suspended in some conspicuous place.
- noun Any flag or standard.
- noun (Zoöl.) a large fish of the genus Histiophorus, of the Swordfish family, having a broad bannerlike dorsal fin; the sailfish. One species (
Histiophorus Americanus) inhabits the North Atlantic.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
flagor standardused by a military commander, monarchor nation.
- noun Any large
sign, especially if constructed of soft material or fabric.
- noun A large piece of
silkor other cloth, with a device or motto, extended on a crosspiece, and borne in a procession, or suspended in some conspicuous place.
- noun By extension, a
causeor purpose; a campaignor movement.
- noun journalism The title of a
newspaperas printed on its front page; the nameplate; masthead.
- noun Internet, television A type of
advertisementin a web pageor on television, usually taking the form of a graphic or animation above or alongside the content. Contrast popup, interstitial.
- noun heraldry The
principal standardof a knight.
- noun A person etc. who bans something.
Exceptional; very good.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun any distinctive flag
- noun a newspaper headline that runs across the full page
- adjective unusually good; outstanding
- noun long strip of cloth or paper used for decoration or advertising
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
The red top refers to the color of the title banner at the top of the paper.
This includes the blog posts, the menus, the title banner, and so forth.
Fairfax's Domain publication announced proudly and loudly "Reserve Bank Announce Interest Rate Cut" in the title banner of the email they sent out.
Earth Day in the title banner - this seems like the perfect set up for an awareness campaign around Earth Day 2009.
And the banner is a striking sort in your original template.
Your banner is at odds with the content of this post.
Protesters marching under what they call a banner of freedom from Syrian control.
The one thing I really don't like is the wasted space above the title banner.
The Miami Heat is the only newer team in the NBA to have a title banner hanging from its rafters.
"The number of hoops you have to jump through is pretty onerous," says Edelman, who recommends developing what he calls banner ad blindness.