steel band


: a band of steel drums

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web While most variations come with a steel band, this all-black version comes with a black alligator leather strap as well as a rubber strap. Brad Lanphear, Men's Health, 1 Mar. 2023 She’s been a steel band player since the early 1990s and is also a part of their management team. Marthe Van Der Wolf, The Christian Science Monitor, 31 Aug. 2020 This organization, named after a woman who was deeply involved in the West Indian steel band music community in the UK, works to help youth get involved in the performing arts. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 9 Jan. 2023 The next morning, the newlyweds hosted an all-day brunch in their garden that went until the evening with a coffee truck, Bloody Mary station, ice cream van, lobster rolls, and pizza, plus DJs and a steel band—a fun, festive way to end the weekend. Alexandra Macon, Vogue, 21 Oct. 2022 For over two decades Mr. Douglas was a leader in Brooklyn’s steel band scene, playing his music everywhere, mentoring generations of young players and keeping steel-pan music a vibrant part of New York’s cultural life. Sam Dolnick, New York Times, 21 Apr. 2020 At one time, there were four cisterns on the corners of the square, connected by wooden pipes made by drilling the center from a section of a large tree, then wrapping it with steel bands and coating it with tar. Mary Jane Brewer, cleveland, 12 Feb. 2020 About five hours after the breach was discovered, City wastewater employees installed a steel band around the breach to stop the discharge. Emry Dinman, The Seattle Times, 11 Sep. 2019 Meanwhile, the Pro X’s steel band and aluminum forks don’t put a lot of pressure on the head. Gieson Cacho, The Mercury News, 22 Aug. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of steel band was in 1949

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“Steel band.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Mar. 2023.

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