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deposit

 [de-poz´it]
1. sediment or dregs.
2. extraneous inorganic matter collected in the tissues or in an organ of the body.

de·pos·it

(dĕ-poz'it),
1. A sediment or precipitate.
2. A pathologic accumulation of inorganic material in a tissue.
[L. de-pono, pp. -positus, to lay down]

deposit

/de·pos·it/ (de-poz´it)
1. sediment or dregs.
2. extraneous inorganic matter collected in the tissues or in an organ of the body.

deposit

[dəpoz′it]
Etymology: L, de, from + ponere to place
1 sediment or dregs.
2 extraneous inorganic matter collected in the tissues or in a viscus or cavity.
3 hard or soft material laid down on a tooth surface, such as dental calculus or plaque.

de·pos·it

(dĕ-poz'it)
1. A sediment or precipitate.
2. A pathologic accumulation of inorganic material in a tissue.
[L. de-pono, pp. -positus, to lay down]

de·pos·it

(dĕ-poz'it)
1. Sediment or precipitate.
2. Pathologic accumulation of inorganic material in a tissue.
[L. de-pono, pp. -positus, to lay down]

deposit

1. sediment or dregs.
2. extraneous inorganic matter collected in the tissues or in an organ of the body.
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The courts, however, cannot order a tenant to deposit moneys that are usually paid directly by the government, either through Jiggets or Section 8, for instance, and can't order payment of more than the shelter allowance portion of the welfare grant that goes directly to the tenant.
Petri's bill would effectively privatize both deposit insurance and bank regulation, since the federal government's role would be reduced to making certain that a cross-guarantee contract was in place for every bank.
Fairness and sound fiscal policy would be well served if immediate action were taken to assess FDIC insurance premiums against foreign deposits and non-deposit liabilities," Hawkins concluded.
we believe that additional steps are necessary to truly mesh the administration of the new deposit rules with the Compliance 2000 philosophy.
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Failure to do this will entrap metal in the deposit causing it to superheat, penetrate the lining and force premature lining replacement.
Raponi said exploration work at the site has led to the discovery of a significant deposit of fluorite.
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Asset data are as of June 30, 2004; national deposit and ranking data are as of March 31, 2004; and statewide deposit and ranking data are as of June 30, 2003.
Chief Retail Banking Officer at Kuwait Finance House (KFH) Mohammed Al-Fouzan stated that KFH has best array of deposits among local banks, since those deposits vary in rates, period of time, and investment rate.
6603, a prepayment made as a deposit was referred to as a deposit in the nature of a cash bond.