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Pound

Spanish
English

pound
N

libra
NF
pound
N

pound
N


to pound
V

to pound
V

to pound
V

to pound
V

pound sign
N
#

pound sign
N
#

NM
# MX
pound sign
N
#

pound sign
N
#


pound key
N
# US

tecla numeral
NF
# COL
pound sign
N
#

tecla número
NF
# COL
pound sign
N
#

libra esterlina
pound sterling




to pound in
V

to pound
V

to pound
V

to pound
V

to pound
V


to pound
V

to pound
V



to pound
V



to pound
V


NF Plural
N Plural


pounded
ADJ



pounding
N

poundage
N


pounding
N

pounding
N

weight of about 25 pounds
N

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English Definitions

pound
N
16 ounces avoirdupois
pound
N
the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence
pound
N
a unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces troy
pound
N
the basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters
pound
N
the basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters
pound
N
the basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters
pound
N
formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence
pound
N
the basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters
pound
N
the basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents
pound
N
a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec
N
United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972)
pound
N
a symbol for a unit of currency (especially for the pound sterling in Great Britain)
pound
N
a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs
pound
N
the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)
pound
V
hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument
pound
V
strike or drive against with a heavy impact
pound
V
move heavily or clumsily
pound
V
move rhythmically
pound
V
partition off into compartments
pound
V
shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits
pound
V
place or shut up in a pound
pound
V
break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle
pound cake
N
rich loaf cake made of a pound each of butter and sugar and flour
pound net
N
trap consisting of an arrangement of nets directing fish into an enclosure
pound off
V
partition off into compartments
pound sign
N
a symbol for a unit of currency (especially for the pound sterling in Great Britain)
pound sterling
N
the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence
pound up
V
shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits
pound-foolish
unwise in dealing with large sums
poundage
N
a charge based on weight measured in pounds
poundage
N
a fee charged for the recovery of impounded animals
poundage
N
weight expressed in pounds
poundage
N
placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law
N
a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 foot/sec/sec to a mass of 1 pound; equal to 0.1382 newtons
pounder
N
(used only in combination) something weighing a given number of pounds
pounder
N
a heavy tool of stone or iron (usually with a flat base and a handle) that is used to grind and mix material (as grain or drugs or pigments) against a slab of stone
pounding
N
repeated heavy blows
pounding
N
an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart)
pounding
N
the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)
pounds per square inch
N
a unit of pressure
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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