bank measure

bank measure

[′baŋk ‚mezh·ər]
(civil engineering)
The volume of a given portion of soil or rock as measured in its original position before excavation.

bank measure

1. A measure of the volume of a mass of soil or rock, before excavation, in its natural position.
2. The measurement of earth material in situ (i.e., in its original place in the ground).
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US officials and foreign diplomats added that the likelihood that other governments would strongly resist such a step also helped push the central bank measure from consideration and diplomatic discussion.
Qatari one-year currency forwards fell on Thursday to their lowest since late 2008, when speculation on Gulf dollar pegs swirled, after a new central bank measure boosted liquidity in the banking system.
Platis praised a Central Bank measure last July whereby banks were ordered to cut the credit ceiling to 60 per cent of the value of the property, from 70 per cent for individuals buying for a second time.
European diplomats, speaking on condition of anonymity about the deliberations, said the foreign ministers were in broad agreement about imposing the bank measure soon.
support for debt cancellation for the poorest countries, social and environmental assessments of structural adjustment, and requirements that the World Bank measure the effectiveness of its project loans.
When the House panel considered the bank bill, the CEOs of CUNA and NAFCU testified on it, the first time in recent years that credit unions were invited to weigh in on a bank measure.
Iraq's private banking association, the Iraqi Private Banks League, said international banks were hunting in Iraq after some local institutions said they would not be able to raise their capital in response to the central bank measure.
According to the World Bank measure, voice and accountability is the lowest of all rated sovereigns.
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