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bandeau

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English

Etymology

From French bandeau, from Old French bandel, diminutive of bande ‘band’.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈbændəʊ/ (or as French, below) (UK)

Noun

Singular
bandeau

Plural
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  1. A band for the hair.
    She wore a bandeau in her hair.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A band.
  3. A brassiere, especially when narrow or strapless; a top made from a narrow band of fabric.

Quotations

  • 1998: AANS Publications Committee: Setti S. Rengachary, MD, and Edward C. Benzel, MD, Calvarial and Dural Reconstruction: Neurosurgical Topics
    The frontal bandeau is then elevated en bloc. A Bi on BC1 (Midas Rex) bit is used to create the osteotomies circumferentially.
  • 1999: Bill C. Terry, Maxime Champy, Franz Härle, et al, Atlas of Craniomaxillofacial Osteosynthesis: miniplates, microplates, and screws
    The supraorbital bandeau is fixed to the nasal structure by a titanium [...]
    This bandeau is fixed by microplates. The median bone strip is fixed to the [...]
  • 2002: Raoul d'Harcourt, Textiles of Ancient Peru and Their Techniques
    Fragment of a wool cap, of which only the bandeau is well preserved. It is made in square knotting in alternate directions (see Fig. 79).

French

Etymology

Old French bandel, diminutive of bande ‘band’.

Pronunciation

Noun

bandeau m. (plural bandeaux)

  1. headband, bandeau
  2. bandage
  3. blindfold

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