pool

/ˈpuːl/

  • Noun
  • a small area of water
    1. tide pools on the beach
  • a small amount of liquid or light that is on a surface
    1. They found a pool [=puddle] of blood on the floor.
    2. They stood in a pool of light.
    3. Her eyes were pools of blue.
  • Verb
  • to form a pool or puddle
    1. Water pooled on the floor.
  • Noun
  • the money that is bet by people on an event (such as a sports game)
    1. He won the weekly football pool.
    2. The pool was split among three people.
  • a game played on a long table in which players use a long stick and a white ball to hit 15 colored balls into one of six pockets around the table
    1. He enjoys playing/shooting pool.
    2. a pool table
    3. a pool cue
  • an amount of money that has been collected from many people for some purpose
    1. They each put $20 into the pool.
    2. an investment pool
  • a supply of things or people that are available for use
    1. The team has a pool of talent waiting in the minor leagues.
    2. a pool of jurors
    3. We dipped into our pool of resources.
  • a group of people who do the same job or activity together
    1. The President answered questions from journalists in the press pool.
    2. the secretarial pool
  • Verb
  • to combine (something) to form a supply which can be used by a group of people
    1. We pooled our money together and rented a car.
    2. We can do more when we pool our ideas and resources.

Những từ liên quan với POOL

pot, basin, bath, splash, millpond, lagoon, group, jackpot, pond, lake, mere, kitty