(noun, verb)


1. a stripe or stripes of contrasting color

- chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands

- the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps

Similar word(s): band, stria, striation

Definition categories: attribute, bar, streak, stripe

2. an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material

Similar word(s): band, stripe

Definition categories: man–made, adornment

Sentences with banding as a noun:

- You can recognize this species of bird by the banding on the wing.


1. present participle of band