an optical spectrum consisting of groups of closely spaced spectral lines, characteristic of molecules.
a spectrum consisting of a number of bands of closely spaced lines that are associated with emission or absorption of radiation by molecules
a platform, often roofed, for outdoor band performances. a raised platform in a nightclub, restaurant, etc., used by the members of a band or orchestra while performing. Contemporary Examples Peter Christopherson made the leap to life on the bandstand and became a pioneer in the industrial music genre. The Golden Age of Rock Album Covers […]
- Band-tailed pigeon
a wild pigeon, Columba fasciata, of western North America, having a gray band on its tail. Historical Examples Among species likely to be exterminated in the near future are the wood-duck and band-tailed pigeon. Our Vanishing Wild Life William T. Hornaday
- Band theory
noun (physics) a theory of the electrical properties of metals, semiconductors, and insulators based on energy bands
a wagon, usually large and ornately decorated, for carrying a musical band while it is playing, as in a circus parade or to a political rally. a party, cause, movement, etc., that by its mass appeal or strength readily attracts many followers: After it became apparent that the incumbent would win, everyone decided to jump […]