Definitions of bank

The word "bank" uses 4 letters: abkn.

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n. - A bench; a high seat, or seat of distinction or judgment; a tribunal or court. 2

n. - 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. 2

n. - A steep acclivity, as the slope of a hill, or the side of a ravine. 2

n. - The margin of a watercourse; the rising ground bordering a lake, river, or sea, or forming the edge of a cutting, or other hollow. 2

n. - An elevation, or rising ground, under the sea; a shoal, shelf, or shallow; as, the banks of Newfoundland. 2

n. - The face of the coal at which miners are working. 2

n. - A deposit of ore or coal, worked by excavations above water level. 2

n. - The ground at the top of a shaft; as, ores are brought to bank. 2

v. t. - To raise a mound or dike about; to inclose, defend, or fortify with a bank; to embank. 2

v. t. - To heap or pile up; as, to bank sand. 2

v. t. - To pass by the banks of. 2

n. - A bench, as for rowers in a galley; also, a tier of oars. 2

n. - The bench or seat upon which the judges sit. 2

n. - 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. 2

n. - A sort of table used by printers. 2

n. - A bench, or row of keys belonging to a keyboard, as in an organ. 2

n. - 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. 2

n. - The building or office used for banking purposes. 2

n. - A fund from deposits or contributions, to be used in transacting business; a joint stock or capital. 2

n. - 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. 2

n. - In certain games, as dominos, a fund of pieces from which the players are allowed to draw. 2

v. t. - To deposit in a bank. 2

v. i. - To keep a bank; to carry on the business of a banker. 2

v. i. - To deposit money in a bank; to have an account with a banker. 2

n. - A group or series of objects arranged near together; as, a bank of electric lamps, etc. 2

n. - The lateral inclination of an aeroplane as it rounds a curve; as, a bank of 45? is easy; a bank of 90? is dangerous. 2

v. i. - To tilt sidewise in rounding a curve; -- said of a flying machine, an aerocurve, or the like. 2

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l - blank14

r - brank13


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