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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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By including the language "other than the taxpayer" a taxpayer is permitted under the Code to borrow from family members or entities in which he or she has an ownership interest and increase his or her at-risk amount, as long as the lender does not have a direct or indirect disqualifying interest in the activity (other than the relationship with the taxpayer).
The policy had reached a point at which it was "overloaned," which means the woman could no longer borrow against the policy to pay the premiums and loan interest.
Tuition increases and cutbacks in government have forced graduate students to borrow at record levels to finance their educations, creating a new class of indebted workers, a report released Wednesday shows.
Other states (Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin) do not apply any residency requirement to determine whether to borrow another state's statute of limitation.
The greater reluctance to borrow weakened the historical relationship between discount window borrowing and the spread of the federal funds rate over the discount rate.
Debt is not always a bad thing, of course; it's what it's used for that determines whether it's been smart or stupid to borrow.
Borrows joins KCS from BNSF Railway, where he served in a variety of financial roles over the last decade, most recently as general director finance.
In an affiliated group, this typically occurs when one corporation borrows funds from a third party, then transfers the funds to a related affiliate that invests them in exempt obligations.
SEATTLE, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Bag Borrow or Steal, the nation's leading "borrowed luxury" retailer that allows women to borrow designer handbags and jewelry online, today announced it has partnered with New Line Cinema to promote the release of the Sex and the City movie, debuting in theaters nationwide on May 30, 2008.
The broker then borrows another 10,000 shares of XYZ stock from a third party and sells the borrowed shares "short" on behalf of S.
Borrow Smart Mississippi was established in December by a group of Mississippi-based short term lenders who recognized a need to establish accountability within the industry and to better educate customers and the public about the smart use of their services.
Easy Money encourages consumers to Borrow Smart in TV spot