pond

  • 1 pond — pond …

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  • 2 Pond — Pond, n. [Probably originally, an inclosed body of water, and the same word as pound. See {Pound} an inclosure.] A body of water, naturally or artificially confined, and usually of less extent than a lake. Through pond or pool. Milton. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 pond — pond·age; pond; pond·ed; pond·let; pond·man; …

    English syllables

  • 4 Pond — Pond, v. t. To make into a pond; to collect, as water, in a pond by damming. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 pond — S3 [pɔnd US pa:nd] n [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: POUND12] 1.) a small area of fresh water that is smaller than a lake, that is either natural or artificially made 2.) across the pond also on the other side of the pond informal on the other side of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 pond — [ pand ] noun count ** 1. ) an area of water similar to a lake but smaller: a duck pond 2. ) the pond INFORMAL the Atlantic Ocean: His work s not very well known on this side of the pond …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7 Pond — Pond, v. t. [See {Ponder}.] To ponder. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Pleaseth you, pond your suppliant s plaint. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 pond — [n] small body of water basin, dew, duck pond, lagoon, lily pond, millpond, pool, puddle, small lake, splash; concept 514 …

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  • 9 Pond's™ — Pond’s™ [Ponds] a product name for a range of creams for cleaning and softening the skin. They are produced by Chesebrough Pond’s. The best known is Pond’s Cold Cream, which is often used to remove ↑make up from the face …

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  • 10 pond — /pond/, n. 1. a body of water smaller than a lake, sometimes artificially formed, as by damming a stream. v.i. 2. (esp. of water) to collect into a pond or large puddle: to prevent rainwater from ponding on the roof. [1250 1300; ME ponde, pande,… …

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  • 11 pond — is used jocularly to mean the sea, especially the Atlantic as separating Britain and America: • Jackie Collins, born British, wrote…huge, earnest tomes which even started to feature safe sex warnings when she took up residence across the pond J.… …

    Modern English usage

  • 12 pond — sb. (itk.), pond (en måleenhed for kraft) (fork.: p) …

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  • 13 pond — ► NOUN 1) a fairly small body of still water. 2) (the pond) humorous the Atlantic ocean. ORIGIN alteration of POUND(Cf. ↑pounder) …

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  • 14 pond|ed — «PON dihd», adjective. confined in a pond; dammed up: »The storm water remained ponded for weeks (Harper s) …

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  • 15 Pond — Pond, das holländische Pfund = 1 Kilogramm = 2 Zollpfund; s. u. Niederlande (Geogr.) …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 16 Pond — Pond, in den Niederlanden 1821–69 = 1 kg, früher das Pfund (s. d.) …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 17 Pond — Pond, das niederländ. Pfund (= 1 kg) …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 18 pond — s. v. greu, greutate, încărcătură, masă, povară, sarcină. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime …

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  • 19 Pond — das; s, <aus lat. pondus, Gen. ponderis »Gewicht« zu pendere »(ab)wägen«> ältere Maßeinheit der Kraft (Phys.); Zeichen p …

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  • 20 pond — (n.) mid 13c., artificially banked body of water, variant of pound enclosed place (see POUND (Cf. pound) (n.2)). Jocular reference to the Atlantic Ocean dates from 1640s …

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