Definisi 'pound'
English to English
noun
1 16 ounces avoirdupois
Example:
• he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds
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2 the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence
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3 a unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces troy
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4 the basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters
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5 the basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters
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6 the basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters
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7 formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence
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8 the basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters
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9 the basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents
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10 a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec
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11 United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972)
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12 a symbol for a unit of currency (especially for the pound sterling in Great Britain)
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13 a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs
Example:
• unlicensed dogs will be taken to the pound
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14 the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)
Example:
• the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard
• the pounding of feet on the hallway
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15 An inclosure, maintained by public authority, in which cattle or other animals are confined when taken in trespassing, or when going at large in violation of law; a pinfold.
source: webster1913
16 A certain specified weight; especially, a legal standard consisting of an established number of ounces.
source: webster1913
verb
17 hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument
Example:
• the salesman pounded the door knocker
• a bible-thumping Southern Baptist
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18 strike or drive against with a heavy impact
Example:
• ram the gate with a sledgehammer
• pound on the door
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19 move heavily or clumsily
Example:
• The heavy man lumbered across the room
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20 move rhythmically
Example:
• Her heart was beating fast
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21 partition off into compartments
Example:
• The locks pound the water of the canal
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22 shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits
Example:
• The prisoners are safely pounded
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23 place or shut up in a pound
Example:
• pound the cows so they don't stray
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24 break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle
Example:
• pound the roots with a heavy flat stone
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25 To strike repeatedly with some heavy instrument; to beat.
source: webster1913
26 To strike heavy blows; to beat.
source: webster1913
27 To confine in, or as in, a pound; to impound.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
poke, thump, hammer, ram, ram down, blow, enclosure, symbol, force unit, british monetary unit, cypriot monetary unit, egyptian monetary unit, irish monetary unit, lebanese monetary unit, sudanese monetary unit, syrian monetary unit, avoirdupois unit,

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