Embank

  • 1 Embank — Em*bank , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embanked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Embanking}.] [Pref. em + bank. Cf. {Imbank}.] To throw up a bank so as to confine or to defend; to protect by a bank of earth or stone. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 embank — [em baŋk′, imbaŋk′] vt. to protect, support, or enclose with a bank or banks of earth, rubble, etc …

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  • 3 embank — transitive verb Date: 1576 to enclose or confine by an embankment …

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  • 4 embank — /em bangk /, v.t. to enclose or protect with an embankment. [1640 50; EM 1 + BANK1] * * * …

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  • 5 embank — verb To throw up a bank so as to confine or to defend; to protect by a bank of earth or stone …

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  • 6 embank — em·bank || ɪm bæŋk v. confine or enclose with an embankment …

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  • 7 embank — verb protect or provide with an embankment …

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  • 8 embank — v bank, bank up, mound, dike; fortify, secure, protect, defend, guard, shield …

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  • 9 embank — em·bank …

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  • 10 embank — em•bank [[t]ɛmˈbæŋk[/t]] v. t. banked, bank•ing civ to enclose or protect with an embankment • Etymology: 1640–50 …

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  • 11 embank — /ɛmˈbæŋk/ (say em bangk) verb (t) to enclose, confine, or protect with a bank, mound, dyke, or the like …

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  • 12 embank — v.tr. shut in or confine (a river etc.) with an artificial bank …

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  • 13 embanker — embankˈer noun • • • Main Entry: ↑embank …

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  • 14 Embanked — Embank Em*bank , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embanked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Embanking}.] [Pref. em + bank. Cf. {Imbank}.] To throw up a bank so as to confine or to defend; to protect by a bank of earth or stone. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 Embanking — Embank Em*bank , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embanked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Embanking}.] [Pref. em + bank. Cf. {Imbank}.] To throw up a bank so as to confine or to defend; to protect by a bank of earth or stone. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16 Imbank — Im*bank , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imbanked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imbanking}.] [Pref. im in + bank. Cf. {Embank}.] To inclose or defend with a bank or banks. See {Embank}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 Imbanked — Imbank Im*bank , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imbanked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imbanking}.] [Pref. im in + bank. Cf. {Embank}.] To inclose or defend with a bank or banks. See {Embank}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 18 Imbanking — Imbank Im*bank , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imbanked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imbanking}.] [Pref. im in + bank. Cf. {Embank}.] To inclose or defend with a bank or banks. See {Embank}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 19 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… …

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  • 20 Banked — 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 …

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