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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.
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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
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arm•band

(ˈɑrmˌbænd)

n.
a fabric band worn around the upper arm as a badge or symbol; brassard.
[1790–1800]
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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)
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Translations
شَريط عَلى الذِّراع
páska na rukávě
armbind
karszalagkarúszó
sorgarborîi
páska na rukáve
kol bantı

armband

[ˈɑːmbænd] Nbrazalete m
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armband

[ˈɑːrmbænd] n
(as symbol; for identification)brassard m
(for swimming)brassard m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

armband

nArmbinde f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

armband

[ˈɑːmˌbænd] nbracciale m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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References in periodicals archive ?
All the employees of the Company wore black arm bands and carried Kashmiri flags in large numbers to show their solidarity with the Kashmiris.
On the occasion, a large number of PPP loyalists, wearing black arm bands, were present to show solidarity with Asif Ali Zardari.
They had participated in the recent provincial assembly session wearing black arm bands and then walked out.
'In these difficult times, the PCB stands together with Mr Bokhari's widow, son, daughter and all his other family members and friends, and wish them the strength to cope with this sad loss.'Meanwhile, the Pakistan team that will take the field for the third day of the Cape Town Test will wear black arm bands in memory of the former chairman.
Mike, 49, added: "He'd been to the swimming baths but couldn't swim properly without his arm bands. We still don't know whether he slipped into the water or jumped in thinking he had his arm bands on.
Cardiff Saracens chairman Chris Parks said: "We had a good turn out and everyone was issued with black arm bands which had O's with a 13 inside as tribute to Owain.
On the call of FAPUASA a Black Day was observed by the Faculty Members of Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur wearing black arm bands. Addressing on the occasion, President SALUTA Prof Ayaz Gul and General Secretary SALUTA Prof Dr Ikhtiar Ali Ghumro said that teachers are the most respectable persons of the society and their humiliation at any cost cannot be tolerated.
Plus, though he was flanked by Leaguers wearing black arm bands, he wasnt.
The association's leaders led by its provincial president Inayat ul Haq visited THQ hospital Samar Bagh where the nursing staff boycotted duties and wore black arm bands. Speaking on the occasion Inayat ul Haq, Amanullah Khan, Aminullah and others complained the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister, health minister and finance minister had promised them in March, 2015 to accept their five demands including up-gradation of nursing staff, scale-wise health professional allowance, construction of nursing directorate, approval of risk allowance and equal privileges for nurses working either at teaching or district and peripheral hospitals.
All cyclists for their own safety should have fully working LED front and rear lights and also wear a reflective coat or arm bands. All young cyclists should have to pass a proficiency test.
We need to keep our culture clean by not wearing improper dresses like shorts, neck pieces or arm bands,' he said.