deposit

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun a layer of metal, coal or other substance that occurs in the ground
  • noun a quantity of material moved from one place on the Earth’s surface to another by natural agents such as wind or water
  • noun a thin layer or coating on an inner or outer surface
  • noun a fee that is added to the price of a product and refunded when the used product is returned for recycling
  • verb to coat a surface with a thin layer of a substance

Accounting

  • verb to put money into a bank account

Cars & Driving

  • noun a coating of material, especially unwanted, or layer of sediment at the bottom of a tank
  • verb to apply (a coating of metal, etc.)

Computing

  • noun a printout of the contents of all or a selected area of memory
  • verb to write data into a register or storage location

Economics

  • noun an amount of money placed in a bank for safekeeping and to earn interest
  • noun an amount of money given in advance so that the thing which you want to buy will not be sold to someone else
  • verb to place something with a person or institution for safekeeping

Electronics

  • The concentration of matter at a specific location, or on a given surface. For instance, the electrochemical deposition of two or more metallic elements on a substrate.

Information & Library Science

  • noun an amount of money paid in part payment
  • noun an amount of money that a person gives when they borrow something and which is returned to them when the item is returned undamaged
  • noun documents placed in a record office for safe keeping
  • noun a legal requirement for one copy of any published book to be sent to a national deposit library
  • verb to give a copy of a book to a deposit library as part of the process of publishing the book

Medical

  • noun a substance which is attached to part of the body

Politics

  • noun money paid by a candidate in an election, which is not returned if the candidate does not win enough votes
  • verb to put documents somewhere for safe keeping or for information

Real Estate

  • noun the proportion of the cost of a property funded directly by the buyer, usually 10 per cent but, with some mortgages, as little as 5 per cent or nothing at all
  • verb to pay money into an account in a bank or other financial institution

Wine

  • sediment that accumulates at the bottom of bottles of aged red and port wines. It does not mean the wine is spoiled, but that it should be decanted.
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