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bank
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 27
2. A mound, pile, or ridge of earth, raised above the surrounding level; hence, anything shaped like a mound or ridge of earth; as, a bank of clouds; a bank of snow.
3. A steep acclivity, as the slope of a hill, or the side of a ravine.
7. A deposit of ore or coal, worked by excavations above water level.
8. The ground at the top of a shaft; as, ores are brought to bank.
9. A bench, as for rowers in a galley; also, a tier of oars.
10. The bench or seat upon which the judges sit.
11. The regular term of a court of law, or the full court sitting to hear arguments upon questions of law, as distinguished from a sitting at Nisi Prius, or a court held for jury trials. See Banc.
12. A sort of table used by printers.
13. A bench, or row of keys belonging to a keyboard, as in an organ.
14. The building or office used for banking purposes.
15. A fund from deposits or contributions, to be used in transacting business; a joint stock or capital.
16. The sum of money or the checks which the dealer or banker has as a fund, from which to draw his stakes and pay his losses.
17. In certain games, as dominos, a fund of pieces from which the players are allowed to draw.
18. A group or series of objects arranged near together; as, a bank of electric lamps, etc.
19. The lateral inclination of an aeroplane as it rounds a curve; as, a bank of 45¡ is easy; a bank of 90¡ is dangerous.
20. An establishment for the custody, loan, exchange, or issue, of money, and for facilitating the transmission of funds by drafts or bills of exchange; an institution incorporated for performing one or more of such functions, or the stockholders ( or their representatives, the directors), acting in their corporate capacity.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To keep a bank; to carry on the business of a banker.
2. To deposit money in a bank; to have an account with a banker.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
2. To heap or pile up; as, to bank sand.
3. To pass by the banks of.
4. To deposit in a bank.
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