Pool Pool, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pooled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pooling}.] 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. [1913 Webster]

Finally, it favors the poolingof all issues. --U. S. Grant. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Pooling — Pool ing, n. (Law) The act of uniting, or an agreement to unite, an aggregation of properties belonging to different persons, with a view to common liabilities or profits. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pooling — pool pool 2 verb [transitive] to combine your money, ideas, skills etc with those of other people so that you can all use them: • Meetings enable people topool ideas. • More and more firms are pooling their resources and going into joint ventures …   Financial and business terms

  • pooling — Synonyms and related words: bipartisanship, centering, centralism, centralization, coaction, coadjuvancy, coadministration, coagency, cochairmanship, codirectorship, collaboration, collaborativeness, collectivism, collusion, commensalism, common… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pooling — noun grouping together of various resources or assets …   Wiktionary

  • pooling — n. combining, joining; association, joining together in cooperation puːl n. swimming pool, man made tank used for swimming; pond, small lake; puddle, very small and shallow body of water n. communal fund; treasury, general financial fund; any of …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pooling — looping …   Anagrams dictionary

  • pooling — Commingling the funds of several trusts for investment in one or more securities. 54 Am J1st Trust § 396. Forming a pool. Texas Farm Bureau Cotton Asso. v Stovall, 113 Tex 273, 253 SW 1101. <b></b>See pool …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Pooling (resource management) — Pooling is a resource management term that refers to the grouping together of resources (assets, equipment, effort, etc.) for the purposes of maximizing advantage and/or minimizing risk to the users. The term is used in many disciplines. Finance… …   Wikipedia

  • pooling of interests — pooling of interests, a combining of business interests, often for a limited time, to achieve a commercial advantage, but with each party remaining an independent financial interest …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pooling of interests — An accounting method for reporting acquisitions accomplished through the use of equity. The combined assets of the merged entity are consolidated using book value, as opposed to the purchase method, which uses market value. The merging entities… …   Financial and business terms

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