Fog Bank

Science / Weather / Fog Bank: A fairly well-defined mass of fog observed in the distance. Most commonly seen at sea, over a lake, or along coastal areas.

Other Words for Fog

Fog Noun Synonyms: mist, haze, smog, vapour, cloud, pea-souper
Fog Verb Synonyms: trance, daze, stupor, brown study, confused state, coma
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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

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

Member Bank

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

London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR)

Business / Agriculture / London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR): The interest rate that major international banks charge each other for large volume loans of Eurodollars (U.S. dollars on deposit outside of the United States). MORE

Left Bank

Life Style / Wine / Left Bank: A collective term for the communes of the left bank of the Gironde in Bordeaux. For more information, see my guide to Bordeaux wine. MORE

Legal Bankruptcy

Business / Finance / Legal Bankruptcy: A legal proceeding for liquidating or reorganizing a business. MORE

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