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bank

 [bank]
a stored supply of human material or tissues for future use by other individuals, such as a blood bank, bone bank, eye bank, or skin bank.

bank

(bank),
Any facility for storage of viable preserved tissue, blood, or medical supplies for future study or use.
[Fr. banque, fr. It. banca, bench, teller's counter, fr. Germanic]

bank

(bangk) a stored supply of human material or tissues for future use by other individuals, such as a blood b., bone b., eye b., human-milk b., or skin b.

bank

A central repository for something of value, for future withdrawal or retrieval.

bank

A central repository of something of value, for future withdrawal or retrieval. See Blood bank, Brain bank, National Practitioner Data Bank, Organ Bank, Sperm bank, Tissue bank.

bank

(bangk)
Any facility for storage of viable preserved tissue, blood, or medical supplies for future study or use.
[Fr. banque, fr. It. banca, bench, teller's counter, fr. Germanic]

bank

a stored supply of animal material or tissues for future use by other individuals, as blood bank, serum bank, bone bank, skin bank, eye bank, etc. See also database.
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I wanted the bank angle to be as tight as possible for packaging, and 75[degrees] was as tight as I could go and still have room for the oil galley and enough structure to keep the block reasonably stiff," he says.
The XV8's narrow 75-degree bank angle and very small cylinder heads result in an overall engine compactness that is revolutionary.
When you find a speck that is not moving on the windscreen, either change your bank angle by a few degrees or move a few inches left and right in your seat.
While most V6 engines use a 60-degree inclination, the CTS team chose a 54-degree bank angle to accommodate the packaging requirements of CTS.