bank/ bæŋk /

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

verb (used with object)
to border with or like a bank; embank:
banking the river with sandbags at flood stage.
to form into a bank or heap (usually followed by up):
to bank up the snow.

verb (used without object)
to build up in or form banks, as clouds or snow.
Aeronautics. to tip or incline an airplane laterally.


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