bank note


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bank note a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank) "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Traces of cocaine were found on 99% of UK bank notes in a survey in London in 2000.
    • bank note A promissory note issued by a bank or banking company, payable to the bearer on demand. See also sense 4.
    • bank note A promissory note issued by an authorized bank, payable to the bearer on demand and intended to circulate as government-authorized money; in the United States such notes may only be issued by a Federal Reserve Bank; as, he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty banknotes.
    • bank note A promissory note payable at a bank.
    • bank note Formerly, a promissory note made by a banker, or banking company, payable to a specified person at a fixed date; a bank bill. See Bank bill, 2.
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In literature:

Packard put the wallet down, spread out the ten bank-notes.
"Man to Man" by Jackson Gregory
It was given to him, at his request, in twenty-five bank notes of the thousand dollar denomination.
"The Short Cut" by Jackson Gregory
He even wrote a little note to his wife in Paris, inclosing a thousand-dollar bank-note to buy some bonnets and a gown.
"The King's Men" by Robert Grant, John Boyle O'Reilly, J. S. Dale, and John T. Wheelwright
Five crisp bank-notes fell out.
"Red-Robin" by Jane Abbott
You do not abolish the Bank of England by pointing to a forged bank-note.
"Magic" by G.K. Chesterton
She therefore had no alternative but to entrust him with the bank-notes at once.
"Can You Forgive Her?" by Anthony Trollope
The bank-notes had escaped the hurried search of the robbers, but the gold was practically all gone.
"The Yukon Trail" by William MacLeod Raine
Make your notes and accepted drafts payable at the bank where you do business.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
A bank receives from the comptroller of the treasury $100,000 in new bank-notes of its own issue.
"Up To Date Business" by Various
Butt, this was paid in a Bank note for fifty pounds, another for forty pounds, and the remainder in small notes.
"The Trial of Charles Random de Berenger, Sir Thomas Cochrane," by William Brodie Gurney

In poetry:

And the bank-notes of the usurer,
That ' justice' buy and sell,
Are the title-deeds ensuring
His heritage in hell.
"The March Of Freedom" by Ernest Jones
OLD TIME, in whose bank we deposit our notes,
Is a miser who always wants guineas for groats;
He keeps all his customers still in arrears
By lending them minutes and charging them years.
"Our Banker" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Whoever will bring
This aforesaid thing
To the well-known house of Robinson and Jenkin,
Shall be paid, with thanks,
In the notes of banks,
Whose Funds have all learn'd "the Art of Sinking."
"The Sinking Fund Cried" by Thomas Moore
I care not much for gold or land;—
Give me a mortgage here and there,—
Some good bank-stock, some note of hand, Or trifling railroad share,—
I only ask that Fortune send
A little more than I shall spend.
"Contentment" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
He said he longed for a little change
And the bank-note boat was just in range;
The poor young elf gave one big holler
Just as the sea gull made a swallow
(And this is strange indeed to follow
For a gull himself is just a swallow.)
"Why The Mole Is Blind" by Edwin Carty Ranck
The plumeless bat with short shrill note flits by,
And the night-raven's scream came fitfully,
Borne on the hollow blast. Eager the Maid
Look'd to the shore, and now upon the bank
Leaps, joyful to escape, yet trembling still
In recollection.
"The Vision Of The Maid Of Orleans - The First Book" by Robert Southey

In news:

Police in four states are investigating a man dubbed the " Bucket List Bandit" for robbing banks and handing tellers notes indicating he only has months to live.
The untitled project from "30 Rock's" Elizabeth Banks will feature an Ivy League feminist who ends up living with two "Playboy Bunny"-type women in Los Angeles, the story notes.
I wanted to send a quick note and say a big "Thank you" to all of the wonderful non-perishable products you have been dropping off at the church this last week for the Adra P Berry Memorial Food Bank here in Preston.
Bank robber's downfall: He leaves note, fingerprint behind.
Oklahoma banker's note to customers shows side of banking the news media never shows.
Bank Robber Writes Note Demanding $1, Police Say.
The man allegedly handed a note to a bank teller demanding $1, according to the Tribune-Democrat report.
Bank robber's downfall : He leaves note, fingerprint behind.
Rick Reilly's piece on the recently exonerated Brian Banks notes that the Seattle Seahawks plan to run Banks through a workout June 7.
James Robert Humphrey, pictured here on the bank of a Wisconsin trout stream in recent years, was a noted fly fisher man and co-author of "Trout Streams of Wisconsin and Minnesota".
Editor's note: In partnership with the Deseret News, we bring you this story about how the Mormon church digitized the Freedman 's Bank Records as a resource to unite African American families.
Paul Banks & The Carousels, Belaire, and The Sour Notes, Tuesday Night at The Mohawk, Inside.
A crook in Delaware handed a bank teller a demand note for cash.
According to the Delaware State Police, a 40-year-old Delaware man was arrested recently after his alleged attempt to rob a bank was thwarted after a bank teller was unable to read his demand note.
If you're planning on robbing a bank, it pays to make sure the teller can read your threatening note.

In science:

As noted in Ref. 28, §7.1, this becomes a problem, because at GHz frequencies dictated by small capacitances C , the tunneling resistance will be effectively shunted by small impedance ∼ 50 − 100 Ω of the connecting leads (that is, bulk superconductors forming the banks of the Josephson junction).
Superconducting qubits
We note also that not all matched-filtering searches rely on template banks.
Cover art: issues in the metric-guided and metric-less placement of random and stochastic template banks
As was shown above, the only nonlinear “arithmetics” (the semiring) that satisfies the natural axioms of averaging for Bose particles (bank notes) has the form a ⊕ b = ln(ea + eb ).
Thermo- and gas-dynamical processes in NPPs after accidents
This lead to a formula of Gibbs type. A variation in β = 1/T can be treated as a variation in the rouble purchasing power caused, for example, by printing a lot of new bank notes.
Thermo- and gas-dynamical processes in NPPs after accidents
Note that the Banks -Casher relation does not constrain the volume occupied by the eigenmnodes with λ → 0.
Nonperturbative physics at short distances