Business / Finance / Draining Reserves: An unconventional order in writing-signed by a person, usually the exporter, and addressed to the importer-ordering the importer or the importer's agent to pay, on demand (sight draft) or at a fixed future date (time draft) the amount specified on the face of the draft.
Reserves Noun Synonyms: store, stock, stockpile, inventory, supply, nest egg, reservoir, fund, hoard, cache
Reserves Verb Synonyms: auxiliary, alternate, substitute, reinforcements, backup, spare
Business / Finance / Official Reserves: Holdings of gold and foreign currencies by official monetary institutions. MORE
Science / Geology / Proven Reserves: Deposits of fossil fuels whose location and extent are known, as opposed to potential but unproved ('discovered') deposits. MORE
Business / Finance / Required Reserves: The dollar amounts, based on reserve ratios, that banks are required to keep on deposit at a Federal Reserve Bank. MORE
Health / Health Insurance / Reserves: Estimates of money that an insurer needs to pay future business obligations. MORE
Science / Marine Biology / No-Take Reserves: Geographic areas where by law no one is allowed to fish or collect biological specimens. Rules could apply to one or all species. MORE