sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers
a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
a supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies)
the funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games
a building in which the business of banking transacted
a flight maneuver; aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning)
a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home
be in the banking business
act as the banker in a game or in gambling
do business with a bank or keep an account at a bank
put into a bank account
enclose with a bank
cover with ashes so to control the rate of burning
have faith or confidence in
A bench; a high seat, or seat of distinction or judgment; a tribunal or court.
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.
A steep acclivity, as the slope of a hill, or the side of a ravine.
The margin of a watercourse; the rising ground bordering a lake, river, or sea, or forming the edge of a cutting, or other hollow.
An elevation, or rising ground, under the sea; a shoal, shelf, or shallow; as, the banks of newfoundland.
The face of the coal at which miners are working.
A deposit of ore or coal, worked by excavations above water level.
The ground at the top of a shaft; as, ores are brought to bank.
To raise a mound or dike about; to inclose, defend, or fortify with a bank; to embank.
To heap or pile up; as, to bank sand.
To pass by the banks of.
A bench, as for rowers in a galley; also, a tier of oars.
The bench or seat upon which the judges sit.
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.
A sort of table used by printers.
A bench, or row of keys belonging to a keyboard, as in an organ.
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.
The building or office used for banking purposes.
A fund from deposits or contributions, to be used in transacting business; a joint stock or capital.
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.
In certain games, as dominos, a fund of pieces from which the players are allowed to draw.
To deposit in a bank.
To keep a bank; to carry on the business of a banker.
To deposit money in a bank; to have an account with a banker.
Any facility for storage of viable preserved tissue, blood, or medical supplies for future study or use.