Definition of "pool" []

  • A small body of still water. (noun)
  • An accumulation of standing liquid; a puddle: a pool of blood. (noun)
  • A deep or still place in a stream. (noun)
  • A swimming pool. (noun)
  • An underground accumulation of petroleum or gas in porous sedimentary rock. (noun)
  • A small body of still water, usually fresh; small pond (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A small isolated collection of liquid spilt or poured on a surface; puddle (noun)
  • A deep part of a stream or river where the water runs very slowly (noun)
  • An underground accumulation of oil or gas, usually forming a reservoir in porous sedimentary rock (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "pool" in a sentence
  • "zfs receive -v -u -d -F portable/$pool done then I export and store the portable pool somewhere else."
  • "The environment would no longer foster those wordsmiths who might otherwise have been more visibly adding words to the English word pool, or magically new-minting old ones."
  • "Getting into a pool is a trade off for the individual."