Falling band

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Falling band the plain, broad, linen collar turning down over the doublet, worn in the early part of the 17th century.
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Usage

In literature:

Only a wholesome fear of Count {247} Frontenac, of whom the Indians stood in great awe, kept them from falling on the little band.
"French Pathfinders in North America" by William Henry Johnson
Little Tim commanded one of the bands, and he resolved in his own mind that his band should be the last to fall on the foe.
"The Prairie Chief" by R.M. Ballantyne
The necessary bond is wanting, and, as a sheaf of wheat when the band is broken, it must fall asunder.
"Aurelian" by William Ware
Falling on the Sioux, he put the whole band to fight, killing twenty-eight in the transaction.
"The Story of the First Trans-Continental Railroad" by W. F. Bailey
Black Hawk's band spent the fall and winter, after their expulsion from Saukenuk, in great unhappiness and want.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 7" by Charles H. Sylvester
There were about forty men all numbered, in the little band of surveyors at the Falls.
"Daniel Boone" by John S. C. Abbott
They divide into three bands, each taking a separate route, for the purpose of falling in with the herds of buffaloes.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
Once across that small stream I would be on neutral ground, liable at any time to fall in with a rebel band.
"Bidwell's Travels, from Wall Street to London Prison" by Austin Biron Bidwell
A band of shadows in the moonlight seems to fall upon the water.
"The Wonders of the Jungle" by Prince Sarath Ghosh
Every one that did not fall by the sword was taken prisoner, and the deserts were at last cleared of this wandering and destructive band.
"Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers" by Various
At the same time Cameahwait and his band set off east, after their fall hunt.
"The Young Alaskans on the Missouri" by Emerson Hough
Approaching us at fall speed was a party of fully one hundred Arrapahoes, evidently a detachment from the band we were fighting.
"Seven and Nine years Among the Camanches and Apaches" by Edwin Eastman
By fall he would be ready to play in the junior high band.
"Jerry's Charge Account" by Hazel Hutchins Wilson
The linen bands of the pulpit and the bar are abridgments of the falling collar.
"Notes and Queries, Number 82, May 24, 1851" by Various
At the time of the surrender of Lee and the fall of Richmond about the only confederate force in the Shenandoah Valley was Mosby's band.
"Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman" by J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
A practicable window, C., through which a band of strong moonlight falls into the room.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XV" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Just before daybreak the entire band departed from the Falls of the Ohio.
"Scouting with Daniel Boone" by Everett T. Tomlinson
The ruff gives place at last to the falling band, a wide collar of lace or plain linen.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
His neck is encircled with a heavy mane, falling in a broad band, like the collar of a royal order.
"Landseer" by Estelle M. Hurll
Five Spaniards of the little band fall dead, and DeSoto receives a wound.
"Makers and Romance of Alabama History" by B. F. Riley
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In poetry:

All down the slope of Camlan hill,
And along the river's side,
The rebel bands were posted round,
Since the fall of eventide:
"The Prophecy Of Merlin" by Anne Bannerman
This man is freed from servile bands,
Of hope to rise or fear to fall;
Lord of himself, though not of lands,
And having nothing, yet hath all.
"Lord Of Himself" by Sir Henry Wotton
Because they felt their mission. In their band
Is all
The splendour and the fire which, as they stand
Shines on them, as a flood of sunbeams fall
"The Veiled Memnon" by Alexander Anderson
No mystic charm, no mortal art,
Can bid our loved companions stay;
The bands that clasp them to our heart
Snap in death's frost and fall apart;
Like shadows fading with the day,
They pass away.
"In Memory Of John And Robert Ware" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
An' when at Fall the trees wer brown,
Above the bennet-bearèn land,
When beech-leaves slowly whiver'd down.
By evenèn winds a-fann'd;
The routs wer each a band o' red,
A-vill'd by drifted beech-leaves dead.
"The Wheel Routs" by William Barnes
WHERE shall we go for prophecy? Where shall we go for proof?
The holiday street is crowded, pavement, window and roof;
Band and banner pass by us, and the old tunes rise and fall—
But that great waiting silence is on the people all!
"That Great Waiting Silence" by Henry Lawson

In news:

Chippewa Indian bands in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan are asking the state Department of Natural Resources to halt plans for a wolf hunt in northern Wisconsin this fall.
As the band's fans patiently wait for the fall release of their new disc, Universal Music is offering up a sweet grungy treat.
(AP) — Chippewa Indian bands in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan are asking the state Department of Natural Resources to halt plans for a wolf hunt in northern Wisconsin this fall.
Chippewa Indian bands in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan are asking the state Department of Natural Resources to halt plans for a wolf hunt in northern Wisconsin this fall.
Colorado State University's fall concert, Ram Jam, features the Top 40 band, Cobra Starship.
The Woodbury High School Marching Band during the Woodbury Fall Parade on Saturday, October 6, 2012.
This spells disaster for the many bands that return from touring, find themselves with nothing left to say and fall prey to the sophomore slump.
When Jonathan Sexton takes the stage at this year's Foothills Fall Festival with his band, the Big Love Choir, he hopes that two people who have passed from this life will be looking down and smiling.
On Saturday September 29th at 9pm, The Porchistas are singing in the fall season, hosting a 3 band showcase on their home stage at Tierney's Tavern 138 Valley Road Montclair, NJ.
Your next chance to revel there falls on Friday, Nov 9, when four bands with garage tendencies shake the locomotive venue.
Rain brought by the outer bands of Tropical Storm Sandy fall in the Standpipe neighborhood of Kingston, Jamaica, Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012.
It's the band's ninth studio effort, and was produced by Bob Rock (Metallica, Motley Crue), who also produced their previous album, 2008's 'Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace.
Wimberley — Hill Country Community Band will perform at Fall Concert at 3 pm today at the Wimberley First Baptist Church.
Fall's approach signals influx of touring bands.
The universities all will showcase instrumentals in performances this fall, including those that highlight symphony, band and ensemble groups, as well as organ and percussion.
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In science:

The ground state transitions of He-like ions of C, N, O, Ne, Mg, Si, S, Ar, Ca, and Fe fall into the X-ray band.
X-ray Spectroscopy of Accretion Disks and Stellar Winds in X-Ray Binaries
SZ survey instruments fall into two categories: HEMT-based interferometers at 30-40 GHz, observing clusters by their “SZ decrement,” and bolometer arrays with multiple frequency bands straddling the null frequency coupled to large telescopes.
Experimental CMB Status and Prospects: A Report from Snowmass 2001
As the ejecta approaches Racc the preacceleration γ falls down steeply, Γsh rises, the emission hardens fast, and the afterglow appears in the X-ray band.
Prompt Emission and Early Afterglows of Gamma-Ray Bursts
For each transition there is a redshift range (given by a horizontal bar) where the line falls within the observable band.
Millimetre Science with the Upgraded Australia Telescope
Another observation concerns the ratios RC P of particle spectra for central and peripheral collisions where mesons (φ, K 0 , K ± ) and baryons (Ω, Ξ, Λ+ antiparticles) fall into separate bands in the region 2 . pT . 6 GeV.
Multiparticle Dynamics 2004
Galaxies formed rotationally supported disks with realistic exponential scale lengths and fall on the I-band and baryonic Tully Fisher relations.
Cosmological Simulations of Galaxy Formation II: Matching the Observational Properties of Disk Galaxies
The out-of-field solar radiation falls on the narrow band pass filter and primary mirror; the scattering from these optical surfaces puts some solar radiation into the FOV of the two focal planes.
Science, Technology and Mission Design for the Laser Astrometric Test Of Relativity
The [S XII] line unfortunately falls on top of some very strong atmospheric bands.
Coronal emission from the shocked circumstellar ring of SN 1987A
Inspirals of binary systems with one IMBH and one stellar-mass black hole would fall into the frequency band of proposed maximum sensitivity for DECIGO and BBO.
A Robust Test of General Relativity in Space
It turns out that the inspirals of light IMRIs fall right into this sensitivity band.
A Robust Test of General Relativity in Space
It is potentially of interest that the 5800 ˚A bands fall very close to the ‘yellow’ bands of gas phase FeO.
The Diffuse Interstellar Bands: A Major Problem in Astronomical Spectroscopy
We see that the shape stabilizes when going to higher orders and that the NNLO prediction nicely falls within the uncertainty band of the NLO expansion, giving confidence in the good convergence of the perturbation series.
The NLO multileg working group: summary report
The rotational states are described by Mathieu’s functions. Tthese fall in allowed rotational bands composed of eigenvalues common for the whole off-center rotational sphere (3-D) or ring (2-D).
Chirality of off-center orbital rotation: comparison with lepton spin rotation
Electrons from the valence band are pumped high up into the conduction band through what is typically an incoherent process, and then both the electrons and holes created by the pumping fall in energy to near the band edges (holes float upwards as they lose energy, in this picture).
Polariton Condensation and Lasing
In the case of UA1 the data fall all inside the theoretical band, while again CDF shows a production rate larger than expected. A similar feature is observed in the CDF measurement of the ψ(2S ) pt distribution [124].
QCD Tests in Proton-Antiproton Collisions
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