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arm·band

 (ärm′bănd′)
n.
A band worn around the upper arm, often as a symbol of mourning or protest, as identification, or to secure a smartphone or similar device during exercise.

armband

(ˈɑːmˌbænd)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a band of material worn round the arm, such as one bearing an identifying mark, etc, or a black one indicating mourning
2. an inflatable buoyancy aid, worn on the upper arm of a person learning to swim
3. (Clothing & Fashion) an elasticated band worn round the upper arm to keep the shirtsleeve in place

arm•band

(ˈɑrmˌbænd)

n.
a fabric band worn around the upper arm as a badge or symbol; brassard.
[1790–1800]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.armband - worn around arm as identification or to indicate mourning
visual signal - a signal that involves visual communication
2.armband - a band worn around the upper armarmband - a band worn around the upper arm  
band - a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)
Translations
شَريط عَلى الذِّراع
páska na rukávě
armbind
karszalagkarúszó
sorgarborîi
páska na rukáve
kol bantı

armband

[ˈɑːmbænd] Nbrazalete m

armband

[ˈɑːrmbænd] n
(as symbol; for identification)brassard m
(for swimming)brassard m

armband

nArmbinde f

armband

[ˈɑːmˌbænd] nbracciale m

arm1

(aːm) noun
1. the part of the body between the shoulder and the hand. He has broken both his arms.
2. anything shaped like or similar to this. She sat on the arm of the chair.
ˈarmful noun
as much as a person can hold in one arm or in both arms. an armful of flowers/clothes.
ˈarmband noun
a strip of cloth etc worn round the arm. The people all wore black armbands as a sign of mourning.
ˈarmchair noun
a chair with arms at each side.
ˈarmpit noun
the hollow under the arm at the shoulder.
ˌarm-in-ˈarm adverb
(of two or more people) with arms linked together. They walked along arm-in-arm.
keep at arm's length
to avoid becoming too friendly with someone. She keeps her new neighbours at arm's length.
with open arms
with a very friendly welcome. He greeted them with open arms.
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General Secretary of the association Engr Sajjad Hussain Shah told that from Friday the officers would start wearing black arm bands and in the following days would hold a press conference to expose alleged irregularities in the varsity.
The team walked on to the pitch wearing black arm bands.
England and Scotland footballers wore poppies on black arm bands for their match on Friday "in defiance" of Fifa rules banning political or religious symbols - even though poppies are nothing of the sort.
All officers wore Black Arm Bands to mark the protest day, a message received here from Abu Dhabi said.
All the officers and subordinates wore black arm bands.
COMPULSORY arm bands and having to give names and addresses to the police shows the Tories want to criminalise trade unionists.
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I can''t remember exactly whose idea it was, but we began to cut black bin bags into two-inch strips, these were to be used as arm bands and to tie around car aerials.