a society promoting lifelong abstention from alcohol among young people: founded in Britain in 1847
- Band-pass filter
a filter that attenuates all frequencies except those of a specific band, which it amplifies. noun (electronics) a filter that transmits only those currents having a frequency lying within specified limits Compare high-pass filter, low-pass filter an optical device, consisting of absorbing filters, for transmitting electromagnetic waves of predetermined wavelengths
- Band razor
a safety razor with a replaceable head whose cutting edge is a narrow band of steel that can be wound forward, exposing a new, sharp section.
a small flag or streamer fastened to a lance, masthead, etc. a narrow scroll, usually bearing an inscription. (especially in Renaissance architecture) a sculptured band, as on a building, adapted to receive an inscription. Historical Examples Corti made the passage safely, and in the road beyond the moat halted, and drove the staff of his […]
- Band saw
a saw consisting of an endless toothed steel band passing over two wheels. Historical Examples There is a band saw to the south of the work bench also against the west wall of the garage. Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy The […]