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borrow

1. Golf a deviation of a ball from a straight path because of the slope of the ground
2. material dug from a borrow pit to provide fill at another

Borrow

George (Henry). 1803--81, English traveller and writer. His best-known works are the semiautobiographical novels of Gypsy life and language, Lavengro (1851) and its sequel The Romany Rye (1857)

borrow

[′bä·rō]
(civil engineering)
Earth material such as sand and gravel that is taken from one location to be used as fill at another.
(mathematics)
An arithmetically negative carry; it occurs in direct subtraction by raising the low-order digit of the minuend by one unit of the next-higher-order digit; for example, when subtracting 67 from 92, a tens digit is borrowed from the 9, to raise the 2 to a factor of 12; the 7 of 67 is then subtracted from the 12 to yield 5 as the units digit of the difference; the 6 is then subtracted from 8, or 9-1, yielding 2 as the tens digit of the difference.

borrow

Material taken from one location for use as fill elsewhere.
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Based on these facts, the IRS concluded that the cumulative effects of the VPFs, pledge agreements and share-lending agreements resulted in a common law sale of the pledged shares when the counterparty borrowed the shares.
OBH said the first of these tests did not apply as it had borrowed the funds to expand its insurance subsidiary.
The distribution of the total amounts borrowed by the students is indicated in Table 2.
The $50,000 or 50 percent of the vested benefit limitations do not apply so more may be borrowed.
If [parks] borrowed money on the open market and tied payback to money earned at the facilities, [establishing a borrowing authority] is a decent idea," he says.
In 1982 the Federal Reserve made borrowed reserves its operating instrument, the indirect target through which it achieves its monetary policy target.
This weakening, in turn, impaired the effectiveness of the discount window in tempering unexpected pressure in the reserve market and reduced the Federal Reserve's emphasis on borrowed reserves in the day-to-day management of the reserve market.
If the Federal Reserve uses a nonborrowed reserves target, as is usually assumed for the October 1979 to October 1982 period, or a borrowed reserves target, as was used after October 1982, then poor predictions of bank borrowing are a potentially significant source of errors in controlling money.
Borrowed monies can usually be traced to an eligible use for deductibility of interest purposes under current administrative policies of Revenue Canada.