Pot

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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


  • Colorado health officials recommend banning most pot confections
    By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Pot-infused brownies, candies and other confections that are “naturally attractive to children” should be banned, according to recommendations on Monday by Colorado health officials to a task force charged with drafting rules on marijuana edibles. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said edible marijuana Read more on this news related to 'Pot'
  • Colorado proposes edible pot ban, then retreats
    DENVER (AP) — Colorado health authorities suggested banning many forms of edible marijuana, including brownies and cookies, then whipsawed away from the suggestion Monday after it went public. Read more on this news related to 'Pot'
  • Restaurants, home cooks host fundraising dinners for Martha’s Table
    The inaugural One Pot Supper parties will feed friends while helping to feed the homeless. Read more on this news related to 'Pot'

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