ETYM Old Eng. band, bond, Icel. band; akin to German, Swed., and Dutch band, Old High Germ. bant, Goth. bandi, Skr. bandha a binding, bandh to bind, for bhanda, bhandh, also to Eng. bend, bind. Related to Bind, Bend, Bond, Bandy.
1. A strip or stripe of a contrasting color or material; SYN. banding, stripe.
2. A stripe of contrasting color; SYN. stria, striation.
3. Band of radio frequencies for e.g. transmitting a TV signal; SYN. frequency band.
4. A group of musicians.
5. A strip wrapped around something to hold it together.
6. Something elongated that is worn around the body or one of the limbs.
ETYM French corde, Latin chorda catgut, chord, cord, from Greek chorde; cf. cholades intestines, Latin haruspex soothsayer (inspector of entrails), Icel. görn, pl. garnir gut, and Eng. yarn. Related to Chord, Yarn.
Unit for measuring the volume of wood cut for fuel. One cord equals 128 cubic feet (3.456 cubic meters), or a stack 8 feet (2.4 m) long, 4 feet (1.2 m) wide, and 4 feet high.
1. A line made of twisted fibers or threads; SYN. rope, string, twine.
2. A unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet.
3. A cut pile fabric with vertical ribs; usually made of cotton; SYN. corduroy.
4. An light insulated conductor for household use; SYN. electric cord.
cordon / kɔːrdn̩ /
Množina reči cordon je cordons.
ETYM French, from corde. Related to Cord.
1. An ornamental ribbon or cord.
2. Cord or ribbon worn as an insignia of honor or rank.
lanyard / lænjərd /
Množina reči lanyard je lanyards.
Sinonimi: laniard · laniard · laniard
ETYM French laničre thong, strap, Old Fren. lasniere, from lasne strap, thong, Latin lacinia lappet. flap, edge of a garment. Related to Lanier.
1. A cord with an attached hook that is used to fire certain types of cannon; SYN. laniard.
2. A cord worn around the neck to hold a knife or whistle; SYN. laniard.
3. A line used for extending or fastening rigging on ships; SYN. laniard.
Rope or line for fastening something in a shipcord for hanging a knife or whistle around the neck.
ETYM Old Eng. riban, Old Fren. riban, French ruban, probably of German origin; cf. Dutch ringband collar, necklace, Eng. ring circle, and band.
1. A long strip of inked material for making characters on paper with a typewriter; SYN. typewriter ribbon.
2. A narrow strip of fine material used for trimming.
3. Any long object resembling a thin line; SYN. thread.
string / strɪŋ /
Množina reči string je strings.
Sinonimi: twine · train · string of words · word string · linguistic string
ETYM Old Eng. string, streng, as. streng; akin to Dutch streng, German strang, Icel. strengr, Swed. sträng, Dan. straeng; probably from the adj, Eng. strong (see Strong); or perhaps originally meaning, twisted, and akin to Eng. strangle.
1. A lightweight cord; SYN. twine.
2. A tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed.
3. A sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding; SYN. train.
4. A linear sequence of words as spoken or written; SYN. string of words, word string, linguistic string.
5. A collection of objects threaded on a single strand.
ETYM as. taeppe a fillet. Related to Tapestry, Tippet.
1. A long thin piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or fastening.
2. A narrow strip (cloth or metal) marked in inches or centimeters and used for measuring; SYN. tapeline, tape measure.
3. A recording made on magnetic tape; SYN. tape recording, taping.
4. The finishing line for a foot race.