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armband

[ahrm-band] /ˈɑrmˌbænd/
noun
1.
a fabric band worn around the upper arm as a badge or symbol; brassard.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; arm1 + band2
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  • Options include armband straps, holsters, and tripods.
  • And the armband was designed and constructed with the thermo sensor and the signal communication unit.
  • Decorative elements, such as the armband, helped mask the joins.
  • However, school officials feel that the armband is disruptive and unpatriotic.
  • The principal tells you that you will be suspended from school until you decide that you will no longer wear the armband.
British Dictionary definitions for armband

armband

/ˈɑːmˌbænd/
noun
1.
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.
an elasticated band worn round the upper arm to keep the shirtsleeve in place
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