It is sheathed with a steel band, which holds it like a vice, and it is cheaper and more lasting than iron.
But he could not see the cockpit as a section of wing covered it like a steel band.
A steel band is strong until it breaks, which may be in many pieces.
This groove receives a steel band acting as a tension member and resisting the lateral pressure of the grain.
Our blockade clamps like a steel band, and presses tighter and tighter all the time.
Within five minutes the steel band about his wrist was unlocked and he stood free of the chain with the rest of the prisoners.
His manner was genial and easy-going with them; but there was a steel band in him somewhere, they were sure.
A steel band seemed to grip his throat and make the swallowing of food impossible.
The steel band I is mounted on a disk with a projecting arm, the end of which is clipped to the frame tube.