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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

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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Banding

Gordon Campbell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design. 62 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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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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Bander

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 20 words.

German (Bänder) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a cooper (see Bender).

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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

Keith Polk, Janet K. Page, Stephen J. Weston, Armin Suppan, Raoul F. Camus, Trevor Herbert, Anthony C. Baines, J. Bradford Robinson and Allan F. Moore.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 19979 words.

(Fr. bande; Ger. Kapelle; It., Sp. banda)

An instrumental ensemble. This article deals exclusively with Western uses of the term ‘band’.

The word ‘band’ has many...

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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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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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banding

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

The formation of distinct bands or zones in density‐gradient centrifugation, column chromatography, or other separation techniques.

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banding

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 166 words.

The practice of dividing year groups of pupils in secondary education into bands or sub-groups, according to their *ability

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Bands

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 70 words.

Clerical bands are a relic of the ancient amice, a square linen tippet tied about the neck of priests during

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Band

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 66 words.

1. English, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a maker of hoops and bands, etc., from Middle English

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Band

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 2404 words.

When the Band emerged in 1968 with Music From Big Pink, they were already a seasoned and cohesive unit.

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band

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 208 words.

and, band, bland, brand, expand, firsthand, gland, grand, hand, land, manned, misunderstand, offhand, rand, righthand, Samarkand, sand, stand,

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banding

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 17 words.

the formation of distinct bands or zones in density‐gradient centrifugation, column chromatography, or other separation techniques.

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band

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 207 words.

and, band, bland, brand, expand, firsthand, gland, grand, hand, land, manned, misunderstand, offhand, rand, righthand, Samarkand, sand, stand,

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