• Measuring the Wheat and Depositing It in The Granaries
    Measuring the Wheat and Depositing It in The Granaries
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v deposit put, fix, force, or implant "lodge a bullet in the table","stick your thumb in the crack"
    • v deposit put (something somewhere) firmly "She posited her hand on his shoulder","deposit the suitcase on the bench","fix your eyes on this spot"
    • v deposit put into a bank account "She deposits her paycheck every month"
    • n deposit the act of putting something somewhere
    • n deposit a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
    • n deposit a payment given as a guarantee that an obligation will be met
    • n deposit matter that has been deposited by some natural process
    • n deposit the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
    • n deposit money given as security for an article acquired for temporary use "his deposit was refunded when he returned the car"
    • n deposit a partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later
    • n deposit money deposited in a bank or some similar institution
    • n deposit the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
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Additional illustrations & photos:

A small whirlwind deposits leaves at the corner of a building A small whirlwind deposits leaves at the corner of a building

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Mineral deposits in caves: The ones growing upward are stalagmites, the ones growing downward are stalactites.
    • Deposit (Law) A bailment of money or goods to be kept gratuitously for the bailor.
    • Deposit (Mining) A natural occurrence of a useful mineral under the conditions to invite exploitation.
    • Deposit A place of deposit; a depository.
    • Deposit (Law) Money lodged with a party as earnest or security for the performance of a duty assumed by the person depositing.
    • Deposit That which is deposited, or laid or thrown down; as, a deposit in a flue; especially, matter precipitated from a solution (as the siliceous deposits of hot springs), or that which is mechanically deposited (as the mud, gravel, etc., deposits of a river). "The deposit already formed affording to the succeeding portion of the charged fluid a basis."
    • Deposit That which is placed anywhere, or in any one's hands, for safe keeping; something intrusted to the care of another; esp., money lodged with a bank or banker, subject to order; anything given as pledge or security.
    • Deposit To lay aside; to rid one's self of. "If what is written prove useful to you, to the depositing that which I can not but deem an error."
    • Deposit To lay down; to place; to put; to let fall or throw down (as sediment); as, a crocodile deposits her eggs in the sand; the waters deposited a rich alluvium. "The fear is deposited in conscience."
    • Deposit To lay up or away for safe keeping; to put up; to store; as, to deposit goods in a warehouse.
    • Deposit To lodge in some one's hands for safe keeping; to commit to the custody of another; to intrust; esp., to place in a bank, as a sum of money subject to order.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The average cod deposits between 4 and 6 million eggs at a single spawning.
    • deposit To lay down; place; put: as, a crocodile deposits her eggs in the sand; soil deposited by a river.
    • deposit To lay away; lay in a place for preservation or safe-keeping; store: as, to deposit goods in a warehouse.
    • deposit To place for care or custody; lodge in trust; place: as, to deposit money in a bank; to deposit bonds or goods with a creditor as security.
    • deposit To lay or set aside; get rid of.
    • deposit To settle or be formed by deposition; descend and rest or become attached.
    • n deposit That which is laid or thrown down; matter laid down or lodged in a place, or settled by subsidence or precipitation, as from a fluid medium.
    • n deposit Specifically.
    • n deposit In geology, any mass of material which has been thrown down from, or moved and gathered together by, water, or which has been separated from a solution by chemical agencies. Irregularity of form is rather a characteristic of a deposit; if the material be evenly and uniformly distributed, it would more generally be termed a bed or layer. The products of volcanic agencies are rarely designated by the term deposit.
    • n deposit In mining, the most general term for an accumulation, or “occurrence,” of ore, of whatever form or nature it may be; but the word ore is generally added. (See ore-deposit.) By some authors the term deposit is used as meaning a mode of occurrence of ore supposed to be less permanent in its character than a true vein. Thus, flat masses or sheets would often be called deposits, especially if not exhibiting any of the special characters of true or fissure veins. (See vein.)
    • n deposit The metallic coating precipitated by galvanic action from a chemical solution upon a ground or base, as the film of gold or silver on plated articles, or of copper on copper-faced type, or the copper shell of an electrotype plate.
    • n deposit Anything intrusted to the care of another; something given into custody for safe-keeping; specifically, money lodged in a bank for safety or convenience.
    • n deposit A place where things are deposited; a depository.
    • n deposit The state or fact of being deposited or stored in the care of another; storage: as, to have money on deposit in a bank; safe deposit.
    • n deposit A pledge; a pawn; something given as security. Specifically
    • n deposit In law: A sum of money which one puts into the hands of another to secure the fulfilment of some agreement, or as a part payment in advance.
    • n deposit A naked bailment of personal property, to be kept for the bailor without recompense, and to be returned when he shall require it.
    • n deposit In Scots law, same as depositation.
    • n deposit Deposition.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The first US president to both be sued for sexual misconduct and forced to give a deposition while in office was William Jefferson Clinton.
    • v.t Deposit de-poz′it to put or set down: to place: to lay up or past: to entrust
    • n Deposit that which is deposited or put down:
    • n Deposit (geol.) rocks produced by precipitation from a fluid medium, by settling from a solution in water: something entrusted to another's care, esp. money put in a bank: a pledge: a bailment where one entrusts goods to another to be kept without recompense—in Scots law, Depositā′tion
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  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Communication is depositing a part of yourself in another person.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Friendship is like a bank account. You can't continue to draw on it without making deposits.”
  • Irving Layton
    Irving Layton
    “We love in another's soul whatever of ourselves we can deposit in it; the greater the deposit, the greater the love.”
  • Woody Allen
    “If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. depositum, fr. depositus, p. p. of deponere,: cf. F. dépôt, OF. depost,. See Deposit (v. t.), and cf. Depot


In literature:

Traces of salt deposits are indicated by occasional saline springs.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 3" by Various
Has such a deposit been prepared?
"Masonic Monitor of the Degrees of Entered Apprentice, Fellow Craft and Master Mason" by George Thornburgh
The tardy dawn brought Dona Maria to the foot of the hill, where she deposited food, and held distant converse with the exiles.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
And he had sworn to it, and had had his deposition read to him.
"The Landleaguers" by Anthony Trollope
They deposit many eggs about the forks and near the extremities of young branches.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
Moreover he would believe, if Henderson were hanged, and adhered to his deposition to the last: a pretty experiment!
"James VI and the Gowrie Mystery" by Andrew Lang
Soils are often formed by deposits of matter brought by water from other localities.
"The Elements of Agriculture" by George E. Waring
It is very rich in mineral and saline deposits, however.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
Her first deposition was made on the spur of the moment, before the spiritual judge who was sent to take her by surprise.
"La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages" by Jules Michelet
Just think of all those deposits.
"A Canadian Bankclerk" by J. P. Buschlen

In poetry:

Dry dikes rise hill on hill;
In sloughs of tidal slime
Shellfish deposit lime,
Wild seafowl creep at will.
"By The Road To The Air Base" by Yvor Winters
We will make our meek adjustments,
Contented with such random consolations
As the wind deposits
In slithered and too ample pockets.
"Chaplinesque" by Harold Hart Crane
"I keep it, dear papa, within my glove."
"You do—what sum then usually, my love,
Is there deposited? I make no doubt,
Some penny pieces you are not without."
"Penny Pieces" by Charles Lamb
But come, my Friend! with taste, with science blest,
Ere age impair me, and ere gold allure:
Restore thy dear idea to my breast,
The rich deposit shall the shrine secure.
"Elegy IX. He Describes His Disinterestedness to a Friend" by William Shenstone
As conscious of peril the provident bird
Takes refuge unseen in a cleft of the well;
Deposits his prize, and perceiving he's heard,
Flies back in the shelter of silence to dwell.
"The Baya: Or The Indian Bird" by William Hayley
"Who rhymes with such a subtle art
May never claim a simple part.
I'll make of you a Glug of rank,
With something handy in the bank,
And fixed opinions, which, you know,
With fixed deposits always go.
"The Debate" by C J Dennis

In news:

They deposit eggs that hatch maggots , which begin consuming the tissue within hours.
Paul Runion, the manager of a Burger King in South Carolina, reported to police that as he left the restaurant with the $1,465 night deposit, he was robbed.
Pedestrian deposit Naomi (In and Out of Consciousness) volatile.
Remote deposit capture saves time and money for medical practice .
A new oil industry study says there is as much as $2 trillion in natural gas locked in shale deposits beneath New York, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.
It's called the Jetstream G2, and at a 70,000-rpm clip it burrows through patients' clogged arteries—slicing, chipping and whisking away deposits of soft plaque and rock-hard calcium.
Before moving to North Carolina, I lived in northeast Ohio -- in the heart of shale natural gas deposits with an estimated value of more than $20 billion.
Revision of D7097 - 09 Standard Test Method for Determination of Moderately High Temperature Piston Deposits by Thermo-Oxidation Engine Oil Simulation Test-TEOST MHT.
Indicators like M2, which includes notes and coins and some deposits, then fell out of fashion.
The island was annexed by Germany in 1888 and its phosphate deposits began to be mined early in the 20th century by a German-British consortium.
Bahrain's Ambassador to the United States, Ghazi Mohammed Algosaibi, deposited his Government's instrument of accession to the treaty during a ceremony at the State Department.
Only a handful of purchasers who put down deposits closed on their condos in the building, and except for Vangelakos, they've accepted deals with developer The Related Group to swap for units in Tower 2.
Cancel 14 days before arrival to avoid no refund of deposit and tax.
Online storage service Data Deposit Box patches the gaps in your data storage by taking data safely off-site .
Data Deposit Box Stores Data Safely Off-Site .

In science:

We used this energy reconstruction method and obtained the energy depositions, Ei , in each longitudinal sampling with the thickness of ∆xi in units λπ .
Hadron Energy Reconstruction for the ATLAS Barrel Prototype Combined Calorimeter in the Framework of the Non-parametrical Method
The (e/π)′ In Fig. 9 the experimental differential longitudinal energy depositions and the results of the description by the modified parameterization (the solid lines) are compared.
Hadron Energy Reconstruction for the ATLAS Barrel Prototype Combined Calorimeter in the Framework of the Non-parametrical Method
Table 2: The differential energy depositions ∆E /∆x as a function of the longitudinal coordinate x for the various beam energies.
Hadron Energy Reconstruction for the ATLAS Barrel Prototype Combined Calorimeter in the Framework of the Non-parametrical Method
Figure 10: Energy deposition (percentage) in the LAr and Tile calorimeters at different beam energies.
Hadron Energy Reconstruction for the ATLAS Barrel Prototype Combined Calorimeter in the Framework of the Non-parametrical Method
The circles (squares) are the measured energy depositions in the LAr (Tile) calorimeter, the diamonds (crosses) are the calculated energy depositions in the ones.
Hadron Energy Reconstruction for the ATLAS Barrel Prototype Combined Calorimeter in the Framework of the Non-parametrical Method