n.1.A small and rather deep collection of (usually) fresh water, as one supplied by a spring, or occurring in the course of a stream; a reservoir for water; as, the pools of Solomon.
The sleepy pool above the dam.
- Tennyson.
2.A small body of standing or stagnant water; a puddle.
1.The stake played for in certain games of cards, billiards, etc.; an aggregated stake to which each player has contributed a snare; also, the receptacle for the stakes.
2.A game at billiards, in which each of the players stakes a certain sum, the winner taking the whole; also, in public billiard rooms, a game in which the loser pays the entrance fee for all who engage in the game; a game of skill in pocketing the balls on a pool table.
He plays pool at the billiard houses.
- Thackeray.
3.In rifle shooting, a contest in which each competitor pays a certain sum for every shot he makes, the net proceeds being divided among the winners.
4.Any gambling or commercial venture in which several persons join.
5.A combination of persons contributing money to be used for the purpose of increasing or depressing the market price of stocks, grain, or other commodities; also, the aggregate of the sums so contributed; as, the pool took all the wheat offered below the limit; he put $10,000 into the pool.
6.(Railroads) A mutual arrangement between competing lines, by which the receipts of all are aggregated, and then distributed pro rata according to agreement.
7.(Law) An aggregation of properties or rights, belonging to different people in a community, in a common fund, to be charged with common liabilities.
Pin pool
a variety of the game of billiards in which small wooden pins are set up to be knocked down by the balls.
Pool ball
one of the colored ivory balls used in playing the game at billiards called pool.
Pool snipe
(Zool.) the European redshank.
Pool table
a billiard table with pockets.
v. t.1.To put together; to contribute to a common fund, on the basis of a mutual division of profits or losses; to make a common interest of; as, the companies pooled their traffic.
[imp. & p. p. Pooled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Pooling.]
v. i.1.To combine or contribute with others, as for a commercial, speculative, or gambling transaction.
Noun1.Poolpool - an excavation that is (usually) filled with water
2.Poolpool - a small lake; "the pond was too small for sailing"
Synonyms: pond
3.pool - an organization of people or resources that can be shared; "a car pool"; "a secretarial pool"; "when he was first hired he was assigned to the pool"
4.pool - an association of companies for some definite purpose
5.pool - any communal combination of funds; "everyone contributed to the pool"
6.pool - a small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid; "there were puddles of muddy water in the road after the rain"; "the body lay in a pool of blood"
Synonyms: puddle
7.pool - the combined stakes of the betters
Synonyms: kitty
8.pool - something resembling a pool of liquid; "he stood in a pool of light"; "his chair sat in a puddle of books and magazines"
Synonyms: puddle
9.Poolpool - any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets
Verb1.pool - combine into a common fund; "We pooled resources"
2.pool - join or form a pool of people

POOL. A small lake of standing water.
     2. By the grant of a pool, it is said, both the land and water will pass. Co. Litt. 5. Vide Stagnum; Water. Undoubtedly the right to fish, and probably the right to use hydraulic works, will be acquired by such grant. 2 N. Hamps. Rep. 259; An on Wat. Courses, 47; Plowd. 161; Vaugh. 103; Bac. Ab. Grants, H 3; Com. Dig. Grant, E 5; 5 Cowen, 216; Cro. Jac. 150; 1 Lev. 44; Co. Litt. 5.

POOL - Parallel Object-Oriented Language.

A series of languages from Philips Research Labs.

Parallel Object Orientated Language (DOOM, OOP) To see a pool of water in your dream, denotes that you will find much happiness and pleasure in love and marriage. Your social life will keep you busy. To dream that you are shooting pool, signifies that it is time to make new companionships.Aktiengesellschaft, Swiss bank account, accumulate, aktiebolag, amalgamate, artificial lake, assets, balance, bank, bank account, bayou lake, bear pool, blind pool, body corporate, bottom dollar, budget, bull pool, business, business establishment, cartel, cash reserves, chain, chamber of commerce, checking account, cistern, collect, collection, combine, command of money, commercial enterprise, compagnie, company, concern, conglomerate, conglomerate corporation, consolidate, consolidating company, consortium, copartnership, corporate body, corporation, dam, dead water, dike, diversified corporation, enterprise, etang, exchequer, farm pond, finances, firm, fishpond, freshwater lake, fund, funds, gather, glacial lake, group, holding company, house, industry, inland sea, jackpot, joint-stock association, joint-stock company, kitty, lagoon, laguna, lake, lakelet, landlocked water, league, life savings, linn, loch, lough, means, mere, merge, millpond, millpool, moneys, natatorium, nest egg, nyanza, operating company, oxbow lake, partnership, pecuniary resources, plash, plunderbund, plunge, plunge bath, pocket, pond, pondlet, pot, public utility, puddle, purse, reserves, reservoir, resources, salina, salt pond, savings, savings account, stagnant water, stakes, standing water, still water, stock company, substance, sump, swimming bath, swimming hole, swimming pool, syndicate, tank, tarn, team up with, tidal pond, tiger, trade association, treasure, trust, unregistered bank account, utility, volcanic lake, wading pool, water hole, water pocket, well, wherewithal
Translate Pool to Spanish, Translate Pool to German, Translate Pool to French
pony up
pooch out
poodle dog
Pooecetes gramineus
-- Pool --
pool ball
pool cue
pool player
Pool snipe
pool stick
pool table
pooling of interest
Poonah painting
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