Pronunciation: (rist'band"), [key]
1. the band of a sleeve, esp. that of a shirt sleeve, that covers the wrist.
2. a strap attached to a wrist watch and worn around the wrist.
3. a sweatband worn on the wrist to absorb perspiration.
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