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Banding   /bˈændɪŋ/   Listen

A stripe or stripes of contrasting color.  Synonyms: band, stria, striation.  "The black and yellow banding of bees and wasps"
An adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material.  Synonyms: band, stripe.

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"Banding" Quotes from Famous Books

... veil of an odalisque. Jinny Jeffries was wearing one of the many costumes there that passed for Oriental, a glittering assemblage of Turkish trousers and Circassian veils, silver shawls and necklaces and wide bracelets banding bare arms. ...
— The Fortieth Door • Mary Hastings Bradley

... a paper I wish you to sign. It is a pledge. The villains have banded together to prey upon us, and I am for banding together to frustrate their plans and bring them to justice. This is simply the form of agreement we enter into among ourselves, and it binds us to use all honorable efforts, to further the cause in which we engage, and to expose the guilty wherever and whenever we ...
— Eveline Mandeville - The Horse Thief Rival • Alvin Addison

... character of a May queen, Alice, that you should almost hide your beautiful hair in ribbons and flowers. A stiff bouquet in a silver holder is simply an impediment, and does not give a particle of true womanly grace. That necklace of pearls, if half hidden among soft laces, would be charming; but banding the uncovered neck and half-exposed chest, it looks bald, inharmonious, and out of place. White, with a superfluity of pink trimming, jewelry and flowers, I call on the outside of good taste; and if you go as you are, you will certainly attract ...
— After a Shadow, and Other Stories • T. S. Arthur

Words linked to "Banding" :   pinstripe, adornment, stretch mark, cigar band, stripe, garment, streak, bar, neckband, collar, hatband

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