earth bank


earth bank
земляная насыпь

Англо-русский словарь технических терминов. 2005.

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  • earth — noun 1 the world ADJECTIVE ▪ the entire, the whole VERB + EARTH ▪ circle, orbit ▪ satellites orbiting the earth ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Bank (disambiguation) — A bank is a financial institution.Bank may also refer to:In natural geography: * Bank (sea floor), a shallow area in a body of water **Georges Bank, near the US state of Massachusetts **Grand Banks, off the coast of Newfoundland **Great Chagos… …   Wikipedia

  • bank — I. /bæŋk / (say bangk) noun 1. a long pile or mass: bank of earth; bank of snow; bank of clouds. 2. a slope or acclivity. 3. Physical Geography the slope immediately bordering the course of a river along which the water normally runs. 4.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • bank —   1. Border. Kapa, ka e.    ♦ Earth bank, āhua lepo, pū ula ula.    ♦ Bank of a taro patch, kuaauna, kuāauna, kaikā.    ♦ Bank between fields, kuaio.   2. Finance. Panakō.    ♦ Bank check, kīko o panakō.    ♦ Bank savings book, puke ho āhu.    ♦… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Bank — (b[a^][ng]k), n. [OE. banke; akin to E. bench, and prob. of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. bakki. See {Bench}.] 1. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bank beaver — Bank Bank (b[a^][ng]k), n. [OE. banke; akin to E. bench, and prob. of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. bakki. See {Bench}.] 1. A mound, pile, or ridge of earth, raised above the surrounding level; hence, anything shaped like a mound or ridge of earth; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bank swallow — Bank Bank (b[a^][ng]k), n. [OE. banke; akin to E. bench, and prob. of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. bakki. See {Bench}.] 1. A mound, pile, or ridge of earth, raised above the surrounding level; hence, anything shaped like a mound or ridge of earth; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Earth Hour — is an annual international event created by WWF (The World Wide Fund for Nature/World Wildlife Fund), held on the last Saturday of March, that asks households and businesses to turn off their non essential lights and electrical appliances for one …   Wikipedia

  • Bank filtration — is a type of filtration that works by passing water to be purified for use as drinking water through the banks of a river or lake. It is then drawn off by extraction wells some distance away from the water body. The process may directly yield… …   Wikipedia

  • Bank — Bank, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Banked}(b[a^][ng]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Banking}.] 1. To raise a mound or dike about; to inclose, defend, or fortify with a bank; to embank. Banked well with earth. Holland. [1913 Webster] 2. To heap or pile up; as, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • earth|work — «URTH WURK», noun. 1. a bank of earth piled up for a fortification: »Captain Pilkington…asked the Minister of Works what action he was taking to preserve ancient barrows and earthworks (London Times). 2. a moving of earth in engineering… …   Useful english dictionary

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