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supergroup

[′sü·pər‚grüp]
(communications)
In carrier telephony, five groups (60 voice channels) multiplexed together and treated as a unit; a basic supergroup occupies the band between 312 and 552 kilohertz.
(geology)
A lithostratigraphic material unit of the highest order.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Damon, 51, wears many hats: observational, poetical frontman of Blur, the brains behind virtual rock band Gorillaz and the frontman of his so-called supergroup The Good, The Bad and The Queen.
who is a The Good, The Queen " When the word "supergroup" is mentioned, Paul looks repulsed.
"A supergroup - it's so silly," he says, rolling the word around his mouth.
EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER: | Unlike many supergroups, EL&P, formed by ex-members of The Nice, King Crimson and Atomic Rooster, massively surpassed the fame of their old bands.
THE concept of the supergroup - a band formed by members of other famous or established groups - is nothing new.
One idea - already suggested to Macca - is that he leads a supergroup to play Beatles anthems at the Concert For Diana at the new Wembley Stadium on July 1.
It's being suggested he do something special, such as leading a supergroup, like he did with Bono to kick off Live 8.
Thank You For The Music's Supergroups 30th Anniversary Show promises to be a lavish production that authentically revives the unique spirit of an era that lifted and entire nation to its dancing feet.
SUPERGROUP: Led Zeppelin, from top clockwise, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham; GOING STRONG: Robert Plant on stage at the Reading Festival
But he will play as part of a British rock supergroup rather than with his own famous band.