noun

definition

the cushion of a pool table.

example

a bank shot

verb

definition

(of a locomotive) provide additional power for (a train) in ascending an incline.

example

he has built a four-cylinder locomotive for banking trains up the Lickey incline

definition

(of an angler) succeed in landing (a fish).

example

it was the biggest rainbow trout that had ever been banked

definition

(in pool) play (a ball) so that it rebounds off a surface such as a cushion.

example

I banked the eight ball off two cushions

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