1. band, banding, stria, striation, stripe, streak, bar

usage: a stripe or stripes of contrasting color; "chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands"; "the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps"

2. band, banding, stripe, adornment

usage: an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material


1. band, tie, bind

usage: bind or tie together, as with a band

2. ring, band, attach

usage: attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify; "ring birds"; "band the geese to observe their migratory patterns"

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