Explicație pound în Dicționarul Englez Englez

pound

(pand )

substantiv
the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)
"the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"
"the pounding of feet on the hallway"

substantiv
a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs
"unlicensed dogs will be taken to the pound"

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United States writer who lived in Europe
strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972)
substantiv
a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec
substantiv
the basic unit of money in Great Britain
equal to 100 pence
substantiv
the basic unit of money in Cyprus
equal to 100 cents
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the basic unit of money in Egypt
equal to 100 piasters
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formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland
equal to 100 pence
substantiv
the basic unit of money in Lebanon
equal to 100 piasters
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the basic unit of money in the Sudan
equal to 100 piasters
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the basic unit of money in Syria
equal to 100 piasters
substantiv
16 ounces
"he tried to lift 100 pounds"

verb
break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle
"pound the roots with a heavy flat stone"

verb
place or shut up in a pound
"pound the cows so they don''t stray"

verb
shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits
"The prisoners are safely pounded"

verb
hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument
"the salesman pounded the door knocker"
"a bible-thumping Southern Baptist"

verb
partition off into compartments
"The locks pound the water of the canal"

verb
strike or drive against with a heavy impact
"ram the gate with a sledgehammer"
"pound on the door"

verb
move rhythmically
"Her heart was beating fast"

verb
move heavily or clumsily
"The heavy man lumbered across the room"





Sinonime:
(substantiv) hammer, hammering, punt, quid
(verb) beat, impound, lumber, poke, ram, thump