1. World Bank a United Nations agency created to assist developing nations by loans guaranteed by member governments
  2. vertical bank a bank so steep that the plane's lateral axis approaches the vertical
  3. worthwhileness value sufficient to repay time or effort spent
  4. bottle bank a place where bottles can be deposited for recycling
  5. for the time being temporarily
  6. worthwhile sufficiently valuable to justify the investment of time
  7. earthling an inhabitant of the world
  8. four-tailed bandage a bandage consisting of a strip of cloth split in two on both ends; the central part is placed under the chin to restrict motion of the mandible and the tails are tied over the top of the head
  9. foretelling the art or gift of prophecy by supernatural means
  10. turtle bean black-seeded bean of South America; usually dried
  11. Fortunella japonica shrub bearing round-fruited kumquats
  12. West Bank an area between Israel and Jordan on the west bank of the Jordan river; populated largely by Palestinians
  13. forthcoming easygoing and open when speaking or sharing information
  14. Right Bank the region of Paris on the north bank of the Seine
  15. worthlessness the quality of being without practical use
  16. orthopnea form of dyspnea in which the person can breathe comfortably only when standing or sitting erect; associated with asthma and emphysema and angina pectoris
  17. commercial bank a financial institution that accepts demand deposits and makes loans and provides other services for the public
  18. ordeal bean dark brown highly poisonous seed of the calabar-bean vine
  19. food bank a place where food is contributed and made available to those in need
  20. central bank a government monetary authority that issues currency and regulates the supply of credit and holds the reserves of other banks and sells new issues of securities for the government