Pound

Word POUND
Character 5
Hyphenation pound
Pronunciations /paʊnd/

Definitions and meanings of "Pound"

What do we mean by pound?

A public enclosure for the confinement of stray animals, especially dogs. noun

A place in which vehicles impounded by the authorities are held until redeemed by their owners. noun

An enclosure in which animals, especially farm animals, are kept. noun

A container, as on a boat, in which fish are kept. noun

A prison. noun

To confine (an animal) in a pound. transitive verb

A unit of weight equal to 16 ounces (453.592 grams). noun

A unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces (373.242 grams). noun

A unit of weight differing in various countries and times. noun

The primary unit of currency in the United Kingdom, worth 20 shillings or 240 old pence before the decimalization of 1971. noun

The primary unit of currency in Ireland and Cyprus before the adoption of the euro. noun

A primary unit of currency in Scotland before the Act of Union (1707). noun

The pound key on a telephone. noun

A unit of mass equal to 16 avoirdupois ounces (= 453.592 37 g). Today this value is the most common meaning of "pound" as a unit of weight.

A unit of mass equal to 12 troy ounces (≈ 373.242 g). Today, this is a common unit of weight when measuring precious metals, and is little used elsewhere.

The symbol # (octothorpe, hash)

The unit of currency used in the United Kingdom and its dependencies. It is divided into 100 pence.

Any of various units of currency used in Egypt and Lebanon, and formerly in the Republic of Ireland, Cyprus and Israel.

Any of various units of currency formerly used in the United States.

Abbreviation for pound-force, a unit of force/weight. Using this abbreviation to describe pound-force is inaccurate and unscientific.

Several definitions: 1.Unit of weight 2.Money in England 3.To hit fists with your home dawgs 4.To have sex 5.To punch or beat someone up Urban Dictionary

To fuck the shit out of Urban Dictionary

Pounding is a word used to describe sexaul activity. but not just any sexual activity,pounding is like screwing to the extreme, with no regard to romance at all. Urban Dictionary

To fuck very hard Urban Dictionary

To fuck (hard) Urban Dictionary

To feverishly fuck exceedingly hard in a fashion lacking any kind of romance whatsoever. Urban Dictionary

The knocking of fists as a form of greeting, departure, or respect Urban Dictionary

Any handgun that uses the caliber .45 ACP. See also four-pound. Urban Dictionary

V. - to consume large amounts of alcohol in a limited amount of time Urban Dictionary

1 Pound Of Marijuana = 16 Ounces = 448 Grams. I probably smoke about a pound every year...Scary shit. Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Pound

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The word "pound" in example sentences

Results have shown sustained weightloss comparable to dieting clubs but £pound for lb pound it's far cheaper. ❋ Unknown (2009)

It's about $35 / pound, available in ½-pound and 1-pound packages. www. justcured.com ❋ Unknown (2008)

The first of them was state assembly member Nathan Fletcher R-San Diego, who recently introduced legislation eliminating the term "pound" from the state's legal vocabulary in favor of "animal shelter." ❋ By Christie Keith (2011)

But fifty cents a pound is a thousand dollars a ton, and his fifteen hundred pounds had exhausted his emergency fund and left him stranded at the Tantalus point where each day he saw the fresh-whipsawed boats departing for Dawson. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The very best kind of cake, in my experience, is the simplest; a richly flavored quatre quarts, what we call pound cake. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Goldstein feels the same way about the word "pound," likening it to a jail, and saying it carries an implication of something being done on the cheap. ❋ By Christie Keith (2011)

But the pound is beginning to inflate, and the dollar is next … when government prints money, it WILL caused inflation. joe from Lowell says: ❋ Unknown (2010)

The UK could say one pound is defined as a unit of currency worth $1.60. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Price per pound is vastly less -- even with this worse case scenario. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Plain pound cake would be lovely, too, as there is no reason to leave the flavors married to the shape of the pan. ❋ Unknown (2009)

A pound is free to travel to safety, and we are free to watch it go. ❋ Unknown (2009)

This time, I did a freakin 'pound of bacon for a fifth of vodka. ❋ Treasach (2009)

Once disparaged as the "Pacific peso", the Australian dollar rocketed on Friday and a pound is now worth just A$1. 60, compared with more than $2 last year. ❋ Andrew Clark (2010)

Here's a little story: One day, Bill wanted to pound his girlfriend, but she was a hoe and wanted [50 pounds] to do it. Bill went to the hood and met Henry and pounded fists with him. His fist, may I add [weighed] about one pound. Bill asked Henry to lend him 50 pounds so he could pound his girlfriend or Bill would pound Henry and send him to the hospital. Henry gave Bill [the 50] pounds. ❋ Scratch DJ (2004)

[man] i [pounded] [that ass] ❋ Themainevent (2003)

[gibbs] pounded [a really hot girl] in the back of his [camaro] ❋ Gibbs (2004)

He [pounded her] and listened to her [moan]. ❋ Anonymous (2003)

She was [just] [begging] to be [pounded]. ❋ Anonymous (2002)

I am going [to pound] [Halle Berry] [in a way] she could never even dream of. ❋ Stonie (2003)

[see] [daps] ❋ J Dub (2003)

[Reggie] yelled "throw me [the pound]" so I grabbed the .[45] and threw it to him ❋ RedmaN (2004)

"Yo let's pound these [brews] before [going in]." ❋ Thomas (2004)

[A Pound] of [chronic] [bud]. ❋ Diego (2003)

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