A flat, thin strip or loop of material put around something, typically to hold it together or to decorate it. A stripe or elongated area of a different color, texture, or composition than its surroundings. A range of frequencies or wavelengths in a spectrum (especially of radio frequencies). A thing that restrains, binds, or unites. A group of people who have a common interest or purpose. A group of musicians who play together, in particular. A herd or flock. Surround (an object) with something in the form of a strip or ring, typically for reinforcement or decoration. Mark (something) with a stripe or stripes of a different color. (of people or organizations) form a group for a mutual purpose.