banding

Definitions of banding
  1. noun
    a stripe or stripes of contrasting color
    synonyms: band, stria, striation
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    collar
    (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal
    stretch mark
    a narrow band resulting from tension on the skin (as on abdominal skin after pregnancy)
    type of:
    bar, streak, stripe
    a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background
  2. noun
    an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
    synonyms: band, stripe
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    cigar band
    a narrow paper band around a cigar
    hatband
    a band around the crown of a hat just above the brim
    neckband
    a band around the collar of a garment
    pinstripe
    a very thin stripe (especially a white stripe on a dark fabric)
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    adornment
    a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
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