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bank account at a bank, the funds credited to a depositor and subject to withdrawal by him or her.
bank card an official card, esp. a credit card or ATM card, issued by a bank to a customer and used in transactions.
bank holiday an official holiday in the UK, when banks and other businesses are closed.
bank note a promissory note issued by an authorized bank.
bank on (informal) to rely or depend on.
bank rate the standard rate of discount that is established by a central bank or banks.
bank statement a document that shows all the transactions that have occurred during a specific period of time in a bank account, esp. a periodic statement compiled by a bank for an account holder.
blood bank a place where blood is collected, processed, and stored as whole blood or plasma, for later use in transfusion.
commercial bank a bank that is involved primarily in receiving demand deposits that are used as checking accounts, and in making short-term loans.
cut bank a steep riverbank, esp. one formed by erosion along a bend in a river.
Federal Reserve Bank any of twelve central district banks in the U.S. Federal Reserve System.
fog bank a distinct dense mass of fog, esp. as seen from a distance.
food bank a place where food is collected and distributed to those who are in need. [2 definitions]
investment bank a financial institution in which the underwriting and marketing of security issues is the chief business.
land bank a bank that finances transactions in real estate, esp. those involving farmland.
Left Bank a section of Paris on the south bank of the river Seine, associated with artists, writers, and the like.
mutual savings bank a savings bank that distributes its net earnings to its depositors and has no capital.
national bank a bank chartered by the U.S. Government and required to be a member of the Federal Reserve System. [2 definitions]
piggy bank a small bank, esp. one in the shape of a pig, in which coins are deposited through a slot and saved.
savings bank a bank that receives the savings of depositors and pays them interest on the deposit.