a draft or bill of exchange that a bank has accepted.
Also called banker’s acceptance.
Compare acceptance (def 6).
a bill of exchange or draft drawn on and endorsed by a bank Also called banker’s acceptance
a long pile or heap; mass: a bank of earth; a bank of clouds. a slope or acclivity. Physical Geography. the slope immediately bordering a stream course along which the water normally runs. a broad elevation of the sea floor around which the water is relatively shallow but not a hazard to surface navigation. Coal […]
- Bank account
an account with a bank. balance standing to the credit of a depositor at a bank. Contemporary Examples Angry that he was being pushed out, Saverin froze Thefacebook’s bank account, as the movie correctly portrays. What’s True in the Facebook Movie David Kirkpatrick September 29, 2010 I am not often envious, no matter how low […]
- Bank-and-turn indicator
a flight instrument that combines a bank indicator and turn indicator in a single unit.
- Bank annuities
Sometimes, bank annuity. consols. Historical Examples Subsequently, the law was altered, by which the money might be invested in bank annuities or Exchequer bills. A History of Banks for Savings in Great Britain and Ireland William Lewins plural noun another term for consols