Cloud Bank

Science / Weather / Cloud Bank: A well-defined cloud mass that can be observed at a distance. It covers the horizon, but is not directly overhead.

Mitigation Bank

Business / Agriculture / Mitigation Bank: A bank is created when wetlands at a site are restored, enhanced or created in advance of destruction of similar wetlands in nearby locations. The bank then sells 'credits' in the bank to permit appli MORE

Money Center Banks

Business / Finance / Money Center Banks: Banks that raise most of their funds from the domestic and international money markets, relying less on depositors for funds. MORE

Middle Clouds

Science / Weather / Middle Clouds: A term used to signify clouds with bases between 6,000 and 18,000 feet. At the higher altitudes, they may also have some ice crystals, but they are composed mainly of water droplets. Altocumulus, alto MORE

Merchant Bank

Business / Finance / Merchant Bank: A British term for a bank that specializes not in lending its own funds, but in providing various financial services such as accepting bills arising out of trade, underwriting new issues, and providin MORE

Low Clouds

Science / Weather / Low Clouds: A term used to signify clouds with bases below 6,000 feet and are of a stratiform or a cumuliform variety. Stratiform clouds include stratus and stratocumulus. Cumuliform clouds include cumulus and cu MORE

Member Bank

Business / Finance / Member Bank: A national- or state-chartered bank that is a member of the Federal Reserve System. MORE

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