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Definition of Bank

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Bank Bank, n. A group or series of objects arranged near together; as, a bank of electric lamps, etc.
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Bank Bank, n. (A["e]ronautics) The lateral inclination of an a["e]roplane as it rounds a curve; as, a bank of 45[deg] is easy; a bank of 90[deg] is dangerous.
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Bank Bank, v. i. (A["e]ronautics) To tilt sidewise in rounding a curve; -- said of a flying machine, an a["e]rocurve, or the like.
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Bank Bank (b[a^][ng]k), n. [OE. banke; akin to E. bench, and prob. of Scand. origin.; cf. Icel. bakki. See Bench.] 1. 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. They cast up a bank against the city. --2 Sam. xx. 15. 2. A steep acclivity, as the slope of a hill, or the side of a ravine. 3. The margin of a watercourse; the rising ground bordering a lake, river, or sea, or forming the edge of a cutting, or other hollow. Tiber trembled underneath her banks. --Shak. 4. An elevation, or rising ground, under the sea; a shoal, shelf, or shallow; as, the banks of Newfoundland. 5. (Mining) (a) The face of the coal at which miners are working. (b) A deposit of ore or coal, worked by excavations above water level. (c) The ground at the top of a shaft; as, ores are brought to bank. Bank beaver (Zo["o]l.), the otter. [Local, U.S.] Bank swallow, a small American and European swallow (Clivicola riparia) that nests in a hole which it excavates in a bank.
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Banc Banc, Bancus Ban"cus, Bank Bank, n. [OF. banc, LL. bancus. See Bank, n.] A bench; a high seat, or seat of distinction or judgment; a tribunal or court. In banc, In banco (the ablative of bancus), In bank, in full court, or with full judicial authority; as, sittings in banc (distinguished from sittings at nisi prius).
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Bank Bank, v. i. 1. To keep a bank; to carry on the business of a banker.
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Bank Bank, n. [F. banque, It. banca, orig. bench, table, counter, of German origin, and akin to E. bench; cf. G. bank bench, OHG. banch. See Bench, and cf. Banco, Beach.] 1. 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. The building or office used for banking purposes. 3. A fund from deposits or contributions, to be used in transacting business; a joint stock or capital. [Obs.] Let it be no bank or common stock, but every man be master of his own money. --Bacon. 4. (Gaming) 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. 5. In certain games, as dominos, a fund of pieces from which the players are allowed to draw. Bank credit, a credit by which a person who has given the required security to a bank has liberty to draw to a certain extent agreed upon. Bank of deposit, a bank which receives money for safe keeping. Bank of issue, a bank which issues its own notes payable to bearer.
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Bank Bank, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Banked(b[a^][ng]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Banking.] 1. To raise a mound or dike about; to inclose, defend, or fortify with a bank; to embank. ``Banked well with earth.' --Holland. 2. To heap or pile up; as, to bank sand. 3. To pass by the banks of. [Obs.] --Shak. To bank a fire, To bank up a fire, to cover the coals or embers with ashes or cinders, thus keeping the fire low but alive.
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Bank Bank, v. t. To deposit in a bank.

Meaning of Bank from wikipedia

- A bank is a financial institution that accepts deposits from the public and creates credit. Lending activities can be performed either directly or indirectly...
- Gene banks are a type of biorepository which preserve genetic material. For plants, this could be by in vitro storage, freezing cuttings from the plant...
- HDFC Bank Ltd. is an Indian banking and financial services company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It has a base of 113,981 permanent employees as...
- BANK was an artists' group active in London during the 1990s. Simon Bedwell and John Russell spent a few years on sporadic art events and fake mailout-only...
- Bank reserves are a commercial bank's cash holdings, that are physically held by the bank, and deposits held in the bank's account with the central bank...
- A commercial bank is a type of bank that provides services such as accepting deposits, making business loans, and offering basic investment products that...
- The West Bank (Arabic: الضفة الغربية‎ aḍ-Ḍiffah l-Ġarbiyyah; Hebrew: הגדה המערבית HaGadah HaMa'aravit or יהודה ושומרון Yehuda VeShomron) is a landlocked...
- In geography, a bank is the land alongside a body of water. Different structures are referred to as banks in different fields of geography, as follows...
- Andhra Bank (BSE: 532418, NSE: ANDHRABANK) is a medium-sized public sector bank (PSB) of India, with a network of 2885 branches, 4 extension counters,...
- A central bank, reserve bank, or monetary authority is an institution that manages the currency, money supply, and interest rates of a state or formal...
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