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Band vs. Tie

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Bandnoun

A strip of material used for strengthening or coupling.

Tienoun

A knot; a fastening.

Bandnoun

A strip of material wrapped around things to hold them together.

Tienoun

A knot of hair, as at the back of a wig.

Bandnoun

A narrow strip of cloth or other material on clothing, to bind, strengthen, or ornament it.

Tienoun

A necktie (item of clothing consisting of a strip of cloth tied around the neck). See also bow tie, black tie.

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Bandnoun

A strip along the spine of a book where the pages are attached.

Tienoun

The situation in which two or more participants in a competition are placed equally.

‘It's two outs in the bottom of the ninth, tie score.’;

Bandnoun

A belt or strap that is part of a machine.

Tienoun

A twist tie, a piece of wire embedded in paper, strip of plastic with ratchets, or similar object which is wound around something and tightened.

Bandnoun

A long strip of material, color, etc, that is different from the surrounding area.

‘sandstone with bands of shale’;

Tienoun

A strong connection between people or groups of people; a bond.

‘the sacred ties of friendship or of duty; the ties of allegiance’;

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Bandnoun

(architecture) A strip of decoration.

Tienoun

(construction) A structural member firmly holding two pieces together.

‘Ties work to maintain structural integrity in windstorms and earthquakes.’;

Bandnoun

A continuous tablet, stripe, or series of ornaments, as of carved foliage, of colour, or of brickwork.

Tienoun

A horizontal wooden or concrete structural member that supports and ties together rails.

Bandnoun

In Gothic architecture, the moulding, or suite of mouldings, which encircles the pillars and small shafts.

Tienoun

(cricket) The situation at the end of all innings of a match where both sides have the same total of runs (different from a draw).

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Bandnoun

That which serves as the means of union or connection between persons; a tie.

Tienoun

A meeting between two players or teams in a competition.

‘The FA Cup third round tie between Liverpool and Cardiff was their first meeting in the competition since 1957.’;

Bandnoun

A linen collar or ruff worn in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Tienoun

(music) A curved line connecting two notes of the same pitch denoting that they should be played as a single note with the combined length of both notes (not to be confused with a slur).

Bandnoun

(in the plural) Two strips of linen hanging from the neck in front as part of a clerical, legal, or academic dress.

Tienoun

(statistics) One or more equal values or sets of equal values in the data set.

Bandnoun

(physics) A part of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Tienoun

(surveying) A bearing and distance between a lot corner or point and a benchmark or iron off site.

Bandnoun

(physics) A group of energy levels in a solid state material.

‘valence band;’; ‘conduction band’;

Tienoun

(graph theory) A connection between two vertices.

Bandnoun

(obsolete) A bond.

Tieverb

(transitive) To twist (a string, rope, or the like) around itself securely.

‘Tie this rope in a knot for me, please.’; ‘Tie the rope to this tree.’;

Bandnoun

(obsolete) Pledge; security.

Tieverb

(transitive) To form (a knot or the like) in a string or the like.

‘Tie a knot in this rope for me, please.’;

Bandnoun

A ring, such as a wedding ring (wedding band), or a ring put on a bird's leg to identify it.

Tieverb

(transitive) To attach or fasten (one thing to another) by string or the like.

‘Tie him to the tree.’;

Bandnoun

(sciences) Any distinguishing line formed by chromatography, electrophoresis etc

Tieverb

(transitive) To secure (something) by string or the like.

‘Tie your shoes.’;

Bandnoun

(medicine) lang=en

Tieverb

To have the same score or position as another in a competition or ordering.

‘They tied for third place.’; ‘They tied the game.’;

Bandnoun

A wad of money totaling $10K, held together by a band; (by extension) money

Tieverb

To have the same score or position as (another) in a competition or ordering.

‘He tied me for third place.’;

Bandnoun

A group of musicians who perform together as an ensemble, usually for a professional recording artist.

Tieverb

(music) To unite (musical notes) with a line or slur in the notation.

Bandnoun

A type of orchestra originally playing janissary music.

Tienoun

A knot; a fastening.

Bandnoun

A marching band.

Tienoun

A bond; an obligation, moral or legal; as, the sacred ties of friendship or of duty; the ties of allegiance.

‘No distance breaks the tie of blood.’;

Bandnoun

A group of people loosely united for a common purpose a band of thieves.

Tienoun

A knot of hair, as at the back of a wig.

Bandnoun

(anthropology) A small group of people living in a simple society.

Tienoun

An equality in numbers, as of votes, scores, etc., which prevents either party from being victorious; equality in any contest, as a race.

Bandnoun

(Canada) A group of aboriginals that has official recognition as an organized unit by the federal government of Canada.

Tienoun

A beam or rod for holding two parts together; in railways, one of the transverse timbers which support the track and keep it in place.

Bandverb

To fasten with a band.

Tienoun

A line, usually straight, drawn across the stems of notes, or a curved line written over or under the notes, signifying that they are to be slurred, or closely united in the performance, or that two notes of the same pitch are to be sounded as one; a bind; a ligature.

Bandverb

To fasten an identifying band around the leg of (a bird).

Tienoun

Low shoes fastened with lacings.

Bandverb

(intransitive) To group together for a common purpose; to confederate.

Tieverb

To fasten with a band or cord and knot; to bind.

‘My son, keep thy father's commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother: bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck.’;

Bandnoun

A fillet, strap, or any narrow ligament with which a thing is encircled, or fastened, or by which a number of things are tied, bound together, or confined; a fetter.

‘Every one's bands were loosed.’;

Tieverb

To form, as a knot, by interlacing or complicating a cord; also, to interlace, or form a knot in; as, to tie a cord to a tree; to knit; to knot.

Bandnoun

A continuous tablet, stripe, or series of ornaments, as of carved foliage, of color, or of brickwork, etc.

Tieverb

To unite firmly; to fasten; to hold.

‘In bond of virtuous love together tied.’;

Bandnoun

That which serves as the means of union or connection between persons; a tie.

Tieverb

To hold or constrain by authority or moral influence, as by knotted cords; to oblige; to constrain; to restrain; to confine.

‘Not tied to rules of policy, you findRevenge less sweet than a forgiving mind.’;

Bandnoun

A linen collar or ruff worn in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Tieverb

To unite, as notes, by a cross line, or by a curved line, or slur, drawn over or under them.

Bandnoun

Two strips of linen hanging from the neck in front as part of a clerical, legal, or academic dress.

Tieverb

To make an equal score with, in a contest; to be even with.

Bandnoun

A narrow strip of cloth or other material on any article of dress, to bind, strengthen, ornament, or complete it.

Tieverb

To make a tie; to make an equal score.

Bandnoun

A company of persons united in any common design, especially a body of armed men.

‘Troops of horsemen with his bands of foot.’;

Tienoun

neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front;

‘he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie’; ‘he wore a vest and tie’;

Bandnoun

A number of musicians who play together upon portable musical instruments, especially those making a loud sound, as certain wind instruments (trumpets, clarinets, etc.), and drums, or cymbals; as, a high school's marching band.

Tienoun

a social or business relationship;

‘a valuable financial affiliation’; ‘he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team’; ‘many close associations with England’;

Bandnoun

A space between elevated lines or ribs, as of the fruits of umbelliferous plants.

Tienoun

the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided;

‘the game ended in a draw’; ‘their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie’;

Bandnoun

A stripe, streak, or other mark transverse to the axis of the body.

Tienoun

a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating;

‘he nailed the rafters together with a tie beam’;

Bandnoun

A belt or strap.

Tienoun

a fastener that serves to join or link;

‘the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction’;

Bandnoun

A bond.

Tienoun

equality of score in a contest

Bandnoun

Pledge; security.

Tienoun

(music) a slur over two notes of the same pitch; indicates that the note is to be sustained for their combined time value

Bandverb

To bind or tie with a band.

Tienoun

one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track;

‘the British call a railroad tie a sleeper’;

Bandverb

To mark with a band.

Tienoun

a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied;

‘he needed a tie for the packages’;

Bandverb

To unite in a troop, company, or confederacy.

Tieverb

fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord;

‘They tied their victim to the chair’;

Bandverb

To confederate for some common purpose; to unite; to conspire together.

‘Certain of the Jews banded together.’;

Tieverb

finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.;

‘The teams drew a tie’;

Bandverb

To bandy; to drive away.

Tieverb

limit or restrict to;

‘I am tied to UNIX’; ‘These big jets are tied to large airports’;

Band

imp. of Bind.

Tieverb

connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces;

‘Can you connect the two loudspeakers?’; ‘Tie the ropes together’; ‘Link arms’;

Bandnoun

an unofficial association of people or groups;

‘the smart set goes there’; ‘they were an angry lot’;

Tieverb

form a knot or bow in;

‘tie a necktie’;

Bandnoun

instrumentalists not including string players

Tieverb

create social or emotional ties;

‘The grandparents want to bond with the child’;

Bandnoun

a stripe of contrasting color;

‘chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands’;

Tieverb

perform a marriage ceremony;

‘The minister married us on Saturday’; ‘We were wed the following week’; ‘The couple got spliced on Hawaii’;

Bandnoun

a strip or stripe of a contrasting color or material

Tieverb

make by tying pieces together;

‘The fishermen tied their flies’;

Bandnoun

a group of musicians playing popular music for dancing

Tieverb

unite musical notes by a tie

Bandnoun

a range of frequencies between two limits

Tieverb

attach or fasten with string or similar cord

‘her long hair was tied back in a bow’; ‘Gabriel tied up his horse’; ‘they tied Max to a chair’;

Bandnoun

something elongated that is worn around the body or one of the limbs

Tieverb

fasten (something) to or round someone or something by means of its strings or by forming the ends into a knot or bow

‘Lewis tied on his apron’;

Bandnoun

jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger;

‘she had rings on every finger’; ‘he noted that she wore a wedding band’;

Tieverb

form (a string, ribbon, or lace) into a knot or bow

‘Renwick bent to tie his shoelace’;

Bandnoun

a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration)

Tieverb

form (a knot or bow) in a ribbon, lace, etc.

‘tie a knot in one end of the cotton’;

Bandnoun

a restraint put around something to hold it together

Tieverb

be fastened with a knot or bow

‘a sarong which ties at the waist’;

Bandverb

bind or tie together, as with a band

Tieverb

restrict or limit (someone) to a particular situation or place

‘she didn't want to be like her mother, tied to a feckless man’; ‘she didn't want to be tied down by a full-time job’;

Bandverb

attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify;

‘ring birds’; ‘band the geese to observe their migratory patterns’;

Tieverb

connect; link

‘self-respect is closely tied up with the esteem in which one is held by one's fellows’;

Tieverb

hold together by a crosspiece or tie

‘ceiling joists are used to tie the rafter feet’;

Tieverb

unite (written notes) by a tie.

Tieverb

perform (two notes) as one unbroken note.

Tieverb

achieve the same score or ranking as another competitor or team

‘Norman needed a par to tie with Nicklaus’; ‘Muir tied the score at 5–5’;

Tienoun

a piece of string, cord, or similar used for fastening or tying something

‘he tightened the tie of his robe’;

Tienoun

a shoe tied with a lace.

Tienoun

a rod or beam holding parts of a structure together.

Tienoun

short for cross tie

Tienoun

a curved line above or below two notes of the same pitch indicating that they are to be played for the combined duration of their time values.

Tienoun

a thing that unites or links people

‘it is important that we keep family ties strong’;

Tienoun

a thing that restricts someone's freedom of action

‘some cities and merchants were freed from feudal ties’;

Tienoun

a strip of material worn round the collar and tied in a knot at the front with the ends hanging down, typically forming part of a man's smart or formal outfit

‘his hand went up to his collar and started to loosen his tie’;

Tienoun

a result in a game or other competitive situation in which two or more competitors or teams have the same score or ranking; a draw

‘there was a tie for first place’;

Tienoun

a game in which the scores are level and both sides have completed their innings, as distinct from a draw (a game left incomplete through lack of time).

Tienoun

a sports match between two or more players or teams in which the winners proceed to the next round of the competition

‘Swindon Town have won themselves a third round tie against Oldham’;

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