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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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After the switch to contemporaneous reserve accounting under borrowed reserves targeting, shocks to the spread became more persistent and bank borrowing became even less sensitive to the spread, particularly after the October 1987 stock market crash.
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Shura Council financial and economic affairs committee chairman Khalid Al Maskati urged members to approve the increased borrowing limit, saying that it would be illogical to reject it now since the money has been already borrowed and spent.
The private sector borrowed double than last year from banks which is significant for growth of economy.
2 of the Income Tax Act adopt a property measurement test for the purpose of determining the deductibility of interest on monies borrowed by corporations and partnerships to make distributions.
Also, a significant share of the loan amount is borrowed by school districts with good credit quality.
063 billion has been borrowed by the government from local banks in the period between July 1 to July 5, 2013.
The rules for determining how much can be borrowed are complicated and use a formula that takes into account other loans taken, accrued benefit under the plan and other factors.
Mechanical engineering students, on the other hand, borrowed relatively little - $11,749 on average - while earning an average of $46,182 three years after graduation.
IFA Promotion said the 'savings brake' was now at its highest level since 1990 when people borrowed pounds 1.