Camp vs Band - What's the difference?

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Camp is a related term of band.

As an initialism camp

is .

As a noun band is




(wikipedia camp)

Etymology 1

From (etyl) . The verb is from (etyl) (m), from (etyl) (m), .


(en noun)
  • (label) Conflict; battle.
  • An outdoor place acting as temporary accommodation in tents or other temporary structures.
  • An organised event, often taking place in tents or temporary accommodation.
  • A base of a military group, not necessarily temporary.
  • A single hut or shelter.
  • a hunter's camp
  • The company or body of persons encamped.
  • * Macaulay
  • The camp broke up with the confusion of a flight.
  • A group of people with the same strong ideals or political leanings.
  • (uncommon) campus
  • (informal) A summer camp.
  • (agriculture) A mound of earth in which potatoes and other vegetables are stored for protection against frost; called also burrow and pie.
  • (UK, obsolete) An ancient game of football, played in some parts of England.
  • (Halliwell)


    (en verb)
  • To fight; contend in battle or in any kind of contest; to strive with others in doing anything; compete.
  • To wrangle; argue.
  • To live in a tent or similar temporary accommodation.
  • We're planning to camp in the field until Sunday.
  • To set up a camp.
  • To afford rest or lodging for.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Had our great palace the capacity / To camp this host, we all would sup together.
  • (video games) To stay in an advantageous location in a video game, such as next to a power-up's spawning point or in order to guard an area.
  • The easiest way to win on this map is to camp the double damage.
    Go and camp the flag for the win.
    Derived terms
    * (l)


  • of or related to a camp
  • Derived terms

    * camper * campness * campfire * camp site, campsite * campstead, campsteading * campground * campestral * concentration camp * death camp * extermination camp * fat camp * spawn camping * summer camp

    Etymology 2

    Believed to be from Polari, otherwise obscure.listed in the Oxford English Dictionary'', second edition (1989) Suggested origins include the 17th century French word ''camper'', 'to put oneself in a pose',Douglas Harper, "camp (adj.)"] in: '' - Online Etymology Dictionary'', 2001ff an assumed dialectal English word ''camp'' or ''kemp'' meaning 'rough' or 'uncouth' and a derivation from ''camp'' (n.)Micheal Quinion, [ "Camp" in: ''World Wide Words , 2003


  • An affected]], [[exaggerate, exaggerated or intentionally tasteless style.
  • Adjective

  • Theatrical; making exaggerated gestures.
  • (of a, man) Ostentatiously effeminate.
  • Intentionally tasteless or vulgar, self-parodying.
  • Derived Terms

    * camp it up * campy









    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) band (also bond), from (etyl) beand, .


    (en noun)
  • A strip of material used for strengthening or coupling.
  • # A strip of material wrapped around things to hold them together.
  • #* , chapter=10
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients , passage=The Jones man was looking at her hard. Now he reached into the hatch of his vest and fetched out a couple of cigars, everlasting big ones, with gilt bands on them.}}
  • # A narrow strip of cloth or other material on clothing, to bind, strengthen, or ornament it.
  • #* 1843 , (Thomas Hood), (The Song of the Shirt)
  • band and gusset and seam
  • # A strip along the spine of a book where the pages are attached.
  • # A belt or strap that is part of a machine.
  • (label) A strip of decoration.
  • # A continuous tablet, stripe, or series of ornaments, as of carved foliage, of colour, or of brickwork.
  • # In Gothic architecture, the moulding, or suite of mouldings, which encircles the pillars and small shafts.
  • That which serves as the means of union or connection between persons; a tie.
  • * (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • to join in Hymen's bands
  • A linen collar or ruff worn in the 16th and 17th centuries.
  • (label) Two strips of linen hanging from the neck in front as part of a clerical, legal, or academic dress.
  • (label) A part of the radio spectrum.
  • (label) A group of energy levels in a solid state material.
  • (obsolete) A bond.
  • * (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • thy oath and band
  • (label) Pledge; security.
  • (Spenser)
  • A ring, such as a wedding ring (wedding band), or a ring put on a bird's leg to identify it.
  • Derived terms
    * bandless * elastic band * gum band * lacquer band * rubber band * smart band * wedding band


    (en verb)
  • To fasten with a band.
  • (ornithology) To fasten an identifying band around the leg of (a bird).
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) band, from (etyl) bande, from (etyl) .


    (en noun)
  • A group of musicians, especially (a) wind and percussion players, or (b) rock musicians.
  • A type of orchestra originally playing janissary music; i.e. marching band.
  • A group of people loosely united for a common purpose (a band of thieves).
  • * 1900 , L. Frank Baum , The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Chapter 23
  • "My third command to the Winged Monkeys," said Glinda, "shall be to carry you to your forest. Then, having used up the powers of the Golden Cap, I shall give it to the King of the Monkeys, that he and his band may thereafter be free for evermore."
  • (anthropology) A small group of people living in a simple society.
  • * 1883 , (Howard Pyle), (The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood)
  • But in the meantime Robin Hood and his band lived quietly in Sherwood Forest, without showing their faces abroad, for Robin knew that it would not be wise for him to be seen in the neighborhood of Nottingham, those in authority being very wroth with him.
  • (Canada) A group of aboriginals that has official recognition as an organized unit by the federal government of Canada.
  • Derived terms
    * band rotunda * bandstand * brass band * jug band * marching band
    * German (colloquial, "Denglish"):


    (en verb)
  • To group together for a common purpose; to confederate.
  • * Bible, Acts xxiii. 12
  • Certain of the Jews banded together.
    Derived terms
    * band together

    See also

    * (wikipedia "band") * ----