Basketball. a shot into the basket, made by rebounding the ball off the backboard.
Billiards, Pool. a shot in which the cue ball or object ball is banked.
Rick Santorum aims for a bank shot: win Wisconsin and collect delegates in Maryland.
5 Things to Watch in Maryland’s Republican Primary Ben Jacobs April 2, 2012
Three Negroes were unfortunately drowned, when the bank shot, as Bang called it.
Tom Cringle’s Log Michael Scott
The smoke from the bank shot up and swirled away like a long flight of swallows.
A Son of Hagar Sir Hall Caine
- Bank run
bank run The concerted action of depositors who try to withdraw their money from a bank because they fear that the bank will fail. Contemporary Examples The next question is whether this triggers a bank run, with foreign deposits fleeing the country. New Deal for Cyprus, Bank Run to Follow? Megan McArdle March 23, 2013 […]
the slope of the bank of a stream or river. Historical Examples On the bankside in Southwark are the theatres and Paris gardens where are the bear pits. In Doublet and Hose Lucy Foster Madison Goldsmith once set up as a medical practitioner at bankside. Bell’s Cathedrals: Southwark Cathedral George Worley The building was situated […]
- Bank statement
a monthly statement of account mailed by a bank to each of its customers with checking or other accounts, recording the banking transactions and current balance during a period and usually including canceled checks. a statement required to be published periodically by a bank showing its financial status, as assets and liabilities. Historical Examples Of […]
- Bank swallow
a swallow, Riparia riparia, of the Northern Hemisphere, that nests in tunnels dug in sand or clay banks. Historical Examples There are the common barn swallow, the eave swallow, tree swallow and bank swallow. The Woodcraft Girls at Camp Lillian Elizabeth Roy The bank swallow’s nest, like the kingfisher’s, which it resembles, is his home […]