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Pound, Ezra /ˈezrə/
pound /paʊnd/ noun
pound verb


اغل حیوانات گمشده وضاله ، اغل ، بازداشتگاه بدهکاران وجنایتکاران ، استخر یا حوض اب ، واحد وزن (امروزه معادل 69243 و 453 گرم میباشد) ، لیره ، واحد مسکوک طلای انگلیسی ، ضربت ، کوبیدن ، اردکردن ، بصورت گرد در اوردن ، بامشت زدن ، قانون ـ فقه: محل محصور برای نگهداری گله یا سایر اموال توقیف شده ، علوم هوایی: پوند

: pound (to)

معماری: کوبیدن
pound
[verb]
Synonyms:
- beat, batter, belabour, clobber (slang), hammer, pummel, strike, thrash, thump
- crush, powder, pulverize
- pulsate, beat, palpitate, pulse, throb
- stomp (informal), march, thunder, tramp
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[noun]
enclosure, compound, pen, yard
English Thesaurus: hit, beat, strike, punch, thump, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

Pound, Ezra /ˈezrə/
(1885–1972) a US poet who lived mostly in Europe, and whose poems include the Cantos. He broadcast on the radio in support of fascism and Mussolini during World War II. As a result, after the war the US government charged him with treason, but he was judged to be mentally ill and sent to a mental hospital until 1958.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. pound1 S1 W2 /paʊnd/ noun
[Sense 1-2, 5-6: Language: Old English; Origin: pund, from Latin pondo]
[Sense 3-4: Date: 1400-1500; Origin: Perhaps from Old English pund-, found only in compound words]

1. WEIGHT [countable] (written abbreviation lb) a unit for measuring weight, equal to 16 ounces or 0.454 kilograms
pound of
a pound of apples
Moira weighs about 130 pounds.
The grapes cost $2 a pound.

2. MONEY [countable] (also pound sterling)
a) £ the standard unit of money in Britain, which is divided into 100 pence:
They spent over a thousand pounds.
a multi-million pound business
a five pound note
b) the (British) pound the value of British money compared with the value of the money of other countries:
The pound was up against the dollar.
c) the standard unit of money in various other countries, such as Egypt and the Sudan

3. FOR DOGS AND CATS [countable usually singular] a place where dogs and cats that have been found on the street are kept until their owners come to get them

4. FOR CARS [countable] a place where cars that have been illegally parked are kept until their owners pay money to get them back

5. get/take/demand etc your pound of flesh to get the full amount of work, money etc that someone owes you, even though it makes them suffer and you do not really need it. The phrase comes from Shylock, a character in the play The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare. He is a Jewish money-lender who lends money to Antonio. When Antonio is unable to pay the money back, Shylock says he has the right to cut a pound of flesh from Antonio’s body.

6. TELEPHONE [uncountable] American English the pound key

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. pound2 verb
[Language: Old English; Origin: punian]

1. HIT [intransitive and transitive] to hit something very hard several times and make a lot of noise, damage it, break it into smaller pieces etc:
He began pounding the keyboard of his computer.
pound against/on
Thomas pounded on the door with his fist.
Waves pounded against the pier.
pound something against/on something
Green pounded his fist on the counter.

2. HEART [intransitive] if your heart or blood is pounding, your heart is beating very hard and quickly
pound with
Patrick rushed to the door, his heart pounding with excitement.
She ran, her heart pounding in her chest.

3. HEAD [intransitive] if your head is pounding, it feels painful, especially because you have a headache or you have been using a lot of effort

4. MOVE [intransitive always + adverb/preposition, transitive] to walk or run quickly with heavy loud steps
pound along/through/down etc
I could hear him pounding up the stairs.
a policeman pounding his beat
Runners will be pounding the pavement this weekend during the London Marathon.

5. ATTACK WITH BOMBS [transitive] to attack a place continuously for a long time with bombs:
Enemy forces have been pounding the city for over two months.
pound something ↔ out phrasal verb
to play music loudly:
The Rolling Stones were pounding out one of their old numbers.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

pound
noun
I. money
 ⇒ Note at CURRENCY

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

pound
II. measure of weight
 ⇒ Note at MEASURE

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

pound
̈ɪpaund
See: penny wise and pound foolish

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary


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