Adjective "Banked" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Banked


    Definition:

    1. a long pile or heap; mass: a bank of earth; a bank of clouds.

    2. a slope or acclivity.

    3. Physical Geography. the slope immediately bordering a stream course along which the water normally runs.

    4. a broad elevation of the sea floor around which the water is relatively shallow but not a hazard to surface navigation.

    5. Coal Mining. the surface around the mouth of a shaft.

    6. Also called cant, superelevation. the inclination of the bed of a banked road or railroad.

    7. Aeronautic

    Origin:
    bank

    Examples:

    "tracks can be banked."

    "moneys can be banked."

    "turns can be banked."

    "whitenesses can be banked."

    "troughs can be banked."

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