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Definition: To bank a fire
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Banked
(b[a^][ng]kt); p. pr. &
vb. n. Banking
1. To raise a mound or dike about; to inclose, defend, or
fortify with a bank; to embank. “Banked well with
2. To heap or pile up; as, to bank sand.
3. To pass by the banks of. [Obs.] --Shak.
4. (Engineering) To build (a roadway or railroad) with an
inclination at a curve in the road, so as to counteract
centrifugal forces acting on vehicles moving rapiudly
around the curve, thus reducing the danger of vehicles
overturning at a curve; as, the raceway was steeply banked
at the curves.
To bank a fire
, To bank up a fire
, to cover the coals or
embers with ashes or cinders, thus keeping the fire low