1. (music) 
a. la banda (F) 
I went to a concert for my favorite band.Fui a un concierto de mi banda favorita.
b. el grupo (M) 
He was part of a musical band but now he sings solo.Formaba parte de un grupo musical pero ahora es solista.
2. (strip) 
a. la banda (F) 
She wears a band in her hair.Lleva una banda en el pelo.
b. la cinta (F) 
She adorned the gift with a band.Adornó el regalo con una cinta.
c. la franja (F) 
My yard is just a band of land between the sidewalk and my home.Mi jardín es solo una franja de tierra entre la acera y mi casa.
d. la correa (F) (of watch or harness) 
Where can I buy a leather band for my watch?¿Dónde puedo comprar una correa de cuero para mi reloj?
3. (stripe) 
a. la franja (F) 
There were two white bands painted on the plane fuselage.El fuselaje del avión tenía pintadas dos franjas blancas.
4. (ring) 
a. el anillo (M) (wedding ring) 
My boyfriend got down on one knee and gave me an engagement band.Mi novio se arrodilló y me dio un anillo de compromiso.
b. la anilla (F) (ornithology) 
We put bands on the birds' legs to track them.Colocamos anillas en las patas de los pájaros para hacerles un seguimiento.
5. (group) 
a. la banda (F) 
In the film, an international band of thieves plots to steal a painting.En la película, una banda internacional de ladrones planea el robo de un cuadro.
I used to play baseball with my band of friends.Solía jugar al béisbol con mi pandilla de amigos.
6. (radio) 
a. la banda (F) 
I can't find the frequency band.No encuentro la banda de frecuencia.
7. (level) 
a. la banda (F) 
This is the income tax band my earnings fall within.Esta es la banda impositiva que corresponde a mis ingresos.
transitive verb
8. (to scallop) 
a. ribetear 
The skirt is banded with red velvet.La falda está ribeteada de terciopelo rojo.
9. (ornithology) 
a. anillar 
They banded 200 flamingos to study their migration patterns.Anillaron 200 flamencos para estudiar sus patrones migratorios.
1. (of friends) 
a. el pandilla f, grupo (M) 
2. (of robbers) 
a. la banda (F) 
3. (of pop musicians) 
a. el grupo (M) 
4. (jazz, brass) 
a. la banda (F) 
band [bænd]
1 (Mús) orquesta (f); conjunto (m); (Mil) (brass band) banda (f); (pop group) grupo (m)
then the band played (US) y se armó la gorda (informal)
2 (group of people) cuadrilla (f); grupo (m); (gang) pandilla (f)
band [bænd]
1 (strip of material) faja (f); tira (f); (ribbon) cinta (f); (edging) franja (f); [of cigar] vitola (f); faja (f); [of wheel] fleje (m); (ring) anillo (m); sortija (f); (LAm) (armband) brazalete (m); (hatband) cintillo (m); [of harness] correa (f); (stripe) raya (f); franja (f); [of territory] faja (f)
2 (Rad) (waveband) banda (f)
3 [of statistics, tax etc] banda (f)
It's going to push us into a higher tax band ...a new tax band of 20p in the pound on the first 2000 pounds of taxable income
transitive verb
[+tax, property] dividir en bandas
They have ruled out banding the tax so that higher earners would pay more ...a banding system based on property values The choice is between a flat-rate or a banded charge
band saw (n) sierra (f) de cinta
Phrases with "band"
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la curita
marching band
la banda musical
rubber band
la goma
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