Definition Of banding


(of people or organizations) form a group for a mutual purpose.

local people banded together to fight the company

mark (something) with a stripe or stripes of a different color.

the bird's bill is banded across the middle with black

surround (an object) with something in the form of a strip or ring, typically for reinforcement or decoration.

doors are banded with iron to make them stronger

the marking of individual birds or other animals with bands or rings.

banding is a useful tool for the study of migration

the presence or formation of visible stripes of contrasting color.

the yellow and black banding of bees and wasps

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Example Of banding

  • banding is a useful tool for the study of migration

  • Age was assessed solely on the basis of the year of banding as nestlings.

  • Azurite commonly occurs in stalactitic, botryoidal, or earthy masses, many of which display concentric or parallel banding of various shades of blue or alternating with malachite.

  • Bird ringing or banding has been a long established way of trying to figure out the routes taken by migratory birds on their momentous journeys.

  • Blood samples were obtained non-destructively from all parents and from all nestlings at the time of banding , usually 7 or 8 days after hatching.

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