Pot lead
Pot lead Pot lead Graphite, or black lead, often used on the bottoms of racing vessels to diminish friction. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • pot|lead — «POT LEHD», noun, verb. –n. a form of graphite or black lead, used to coat the bottom of a racing boat to reduce the friction of the water. –v.t. to treat (a boat) with potlead …   Useful english dictionary

  • pot-lead — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: pot lead : to coat (as the hull of a racing boat) with pot lead …   Useful english dictionary

  • pot lead — noun Etymology: translation of Dutch potlood : graphite especially as used on the bottoms of racing boats …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pot metal — Pot metal, also known as monkey metal, white metal or die cast zinc, is a slang term that refers to alloys that consist of inexpensive, low melting point metals used to make fast, inexpensive castings. There is no scientific metallurgical… …   Wikipedia

  • Pot — Pot, n. [Akin to LG. pott, D. pot, Dan. potte, Sw. potta, Icel. pottr, F. pot; of unknown origin.] 1. A metallic or earthen vessel, appropriated to any of a great variety of uses, as for boiling meat or vegetables, for holding liquids, for plants …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pot cheese — Pot Pot, n. [Akin to LG. pott, D. pot, Dan. potte, Sw. potta, Icel. pottr, F. pot; of unknown origin.] 1. A metallic or earthen vessel, appropriated to any of a great variety of uses, as for boiling meat or vegetables, for holding liquids, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pot companion — Pot Pot, n. [Akin to LG. pott, D. pot, Dan. potte, Sw. potta, Icel. pottr, F. pot; of unknown origin.] 1. A metallic or earthen vessel, appropriated to any of a great variety of uses, as for boiling meat or vegetables, for holding liquids, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pot hanger — Pot Pot, n. [Akin to LG. pott, D. pot, Dan. potte, Sw. potta, Icel. pottr, F. pot; of unknown origin.] 1. A metallic or earthen vessel, appropriated to any of a great variety of uses, as for boiling meat or vegetables, for holding liquids, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pot helmet — Pot Pot, n. [Akin to LG. pott, D. pot, Dan. potte, Sw. potta, Icel. pottr, F. pot; of unknown origin.] 1. A metallic or earthen vessel, appropriated to any of a great variety of uses, as for boiling meat or vegetables, for holding liquids, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pot herb — Pot Pot, n. [Akin to LG. pott, D. pot, Dan. potte, Sw. potta, Icel. pottr, F. pot; of unknown origin.] 1. A metallic or earthen vessel, appropriated to any of a great variety of uses, as for boiling meat or vegetables, for holding liquids, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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