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pool

Primary Meanings of pool

1.
n
a small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid
2.
nv
an organization of people or resources that can be shared
join or form a pool of people
3.
n
any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets
Full Definitions of pool
1

n a small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid

“the body lay in a pool of blood”
Synonyms:
puddle
Types:
billabong
a stagnant pool of water in the bed of a stream that flows intermittently
mud puddle
a puddle of mud
wallow
a puddle where animals go to wallow
Type of:
body of water, water
the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)

n an excavation that is (usually) filled with water

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cistern
an artificial reservoir for storing liquids; especially an underground tank for storing rainwater
natatorium, swimming bath, swimming pool
pool that provides a facility for swimming
wading pool
a shallow pool for children
water jump
a pool or stream in a steeplechase or similar contest
cesspit, cesspool, sink, sump
a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it
rain barrel
a barrel used as a cistern to hold rainwater
Type of:
excavation
a hole in the ground made by excavating

n a small lake

Synonyms:
pond
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fishpond
a freshwater pond with fish
horsepond
a pond for watering horses
mere
a small pond of standing water
millpond
a pond formed by damming a stream to provide a head of water to turn a mill wheel
swimming hole
a small body of water (usually in a creek) that is deep enough to use for swimming
water hole
a natural hole or hollow containing water
Type of:
lake
a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land

n something resembling a pool of liquid

“he stood in a pool of light”
Synonyms:
puddle
Type of:
place, spot, topographic point
a point located with respect to surface features of some region
2

n 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
Types:
typing pool
a group of typists who can work for different persons
Type of:
organisation, organization
a group of people who work together

n an association of companies for some definite purpose

Synonyms:
consortium, syndicate
Examples:
Medellin cartel
a drug cartel in Colombia; controlled the production of cocaine from the 1970s until 1993 when the leader was killed
Cali cartel
a drug cartel that seized control of cocaine production in Colombia in 1993; adopted techniques used by terrorist organizations (small cells and sophisticated communications equipment and close ties with politicians etc.)
Types:
cartel, combine, corporate trust, trust
a consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service
drug cartel
an illicit cartel formed to control the production and distribution of narcotic drugs
oil cartel
a cartel of companies or nations formed to control the production and distribution of oil
Type of:
association
a formal organization of people or groups of people

n any communal combination of funds

“everyone contributed to the pool
Type of:
reserve account, reserve fund
funds taken out of earnings to provide for anticipated future payments

n the combined stakes of the betters

Synonyms:
kitty
Type of:
bet, stake, stakes, wager
the money risked on a gamble

v join or form a pool of people

Type of:
aggroup, group
form a group or group together

v combine into a common fund

“We pooled resources”
Type of:
share
use jointly or in common
3

n any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets

Synonyms:
pocket billiards
Types:
snooker
a form of pool played with 15 red balls and six balls of other colors and a cue ball
Type of:
table game
a game that is played on a table

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