Bench

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Bench or The Bench can refer to:

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Geology[edit]

  • Bench (geology), a long, relatively narrow strip of relatively level or gently inclined land of differing origins that is bounded by distinctly steeper slopes above and below it
  • Benches, steps cut into the side of open-pit mines

Law and politics[edit]

  • Bench (metonymy), certain people in a given context, associated with a particular seating area, especially in politics and law
  • Bench (law), the location where a judge sits while in court, often a raised desk in a courtroom; also refers to the judiciary as a whole (to differentiate from the Bar – the lawyers or barristers); and may also mean a group of judges hearing a case and judging on a case
  • Bench, the panel or body of justices of the peace in a specific county under the traditional English system of magistracy

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