1. adjective [usually ADJECTIVE noun]
A banked stretch of road is higher on one side than the other.
⇒ He struggled to hold the bike down on the banked corners.
⇒ The car took off from the banked track and went through a fence.
2. adjective [verb-link ADJECTIVE]
If a place is banked with something, it is piled high with that thing. If something is banked up, it is piled high.
⇒ Flowerbeds and tubs are banked with summer bedding plants.
⇒ The snow was banked up along the roadside.
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