Pot

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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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* 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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