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Pot Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid
  • street names for marijuana
  • a container in which plants are cultivated
  • a resistor with three terminals, the third being an adjustable center terminal; used to adjust voltages in radios and TV sets
  • a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
  • slang terms for a paunch
  • the cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker)
  • the quantity contained in a pot
  • (often followed by `of'') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"
  • plant in a pot; "He potted the palm"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid ,
  • a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination ,
  • the quantity contained in a pot ,
  • a container in which plants are cultivated ,
  • (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty" ,
  • the cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker) ,
  • slang for a paunch ,
  • a resistor with three terminals, the third being an adjustable center terminal; used to adjust voltages in radios and TV sets ,
  • street names for marijuana

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Pot Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A cooking pot is a vessel to cook in. It is often larger than a pan, and will be taller than it is wide. Pots are used for boiling liquids, like soups or stew.



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'Pot' example sentence in quotations


* Je veux que les paysans mettent la poule au pot tous les dimanches. - King Henry IV of France

* Fr., I want there to be no peasant in my realm so poor that he will not have a chicken in his pot every Sunday. - King Henry IV of France

* Genius will live and thrive without training, but it does not the less reward the watering pot and the pruning knife. - Margaret Fuller


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Pot Sample Sentences in News


  • Pot Smoke Triggers Fire Alarm at Princeton
    Pot smoke triggers fire alarm at Princeton, 100 students evacuated Read more on this news related to 'Pot'
  • Pot shop could be coming to Capitol Hill, once thought forbidden territory
    Many thought Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood would be a pot desert, devoid of  recreational marijuana stores, because state rules require they be at least 1,000 feet from schools, parks, and other venues frequented by kids. With those requirements, it didn't appear  Read more on this news related to 'Pot'
  • Bob Marley heirs launch pot brand
    Bob Marley heirs say they are creating a pot-focused brand dubbed Marley Natural, reports NBC News. Read more on this news related to 'Pot'

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