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Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

A broad absorption feature in a spectrum due to molecules or very closely spaced absorption lines of a single element; for example the b band in the Sun's spectrum, which is due to many...

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band

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 50 words.

that which binds. XII. — ON. band = OHG. bant (G., Du. band) :- Gmc. *bandam, f.

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band

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

1. A matrix band is a thin metal or acetate strip used to form an artificial wall to a tooth during the placement of a restoration; it is often held in position by a matrix...

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<i>band</i>

Marlé Hammond.

in A Dictionary of Arabic Literary Terms and Devices

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 81 words.

A *Post-classical literary form originating in southern Iraq and spreading outward from there. The band’s singular use of

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band

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 17 words.

to beat the band: see beat.

when the band begins to play when matters become serious.

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band

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

A numerous body of instr. players, e.g. brass, dance, military, steel, and perc. bands. Rarely now applied to full sym. orch except affectionately (Hallé Band). Also applied to sections of...

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band

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

1 Flat raised horizontal strip on a façade, occasionally ornamented, sometimes coinciding with cills or floor-levels, also called a band-course, band-moulding, belt-course, or null...

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Banding

Gordon Campbell.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 69 words.

In furniture, a decorative effect achieved by using thin bands or strips of contrasting woods to finish off the edges. Straight banding is cut along the length of the grain and...

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bands

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

The sewing supports on which the gatherings of a hand-bound book are sewn, running horizontally across the spine, typically visible as raised bands unless sewn in as recessed bands to...

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banding

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

In furniture, a decorative effect achieved by using thin bands or strips of contrasting woods to finish off the edges. Straight banding is cut along the length of the grain ...

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Band

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

When the Band emerged in 1968 with Music From Big Pink, they were already a seasoned and cohesive unit. Four of the band, Robbie Robertson (b. Jaime Robert Robertson, 5 ...

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