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  • 1 Pound — may refer to:Units*Pound (currency), a unit of currency in various countries *Pound sign, £ *Pound sterling, the fundamental unit of currency in Great Britain * Pound (force), a unit of force *Pound (mass), various units of mass *Number sign, #,… …

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  • 2 POUND (E.) — Critique, traducteur, poète, Pound a marqué la poésie américaine contemporaine de son empreinte: nul n’a échappé à son influence. L’œuvre de Pound, tendue et intransigeante, assure à la poésie américaine continuité et permanence; de même qu’elle… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 pound — pound1 [pound] n. pl. pounds; sometimes, after a number, pound [ME < OE pund, akin to Ger pfund: WGmc loanword < L pondo, a pound, orig. abl. of pondus, weight (in libra pondo, a pound in weight), akin to pendere: see PENDANT] 1. a) the… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 pound — [paʊnd] noun [countable] 1. written abbreviation £ the standard unit of currency in Britain, which is divided into 100 pence: • a twenty pound note • a shortfall of millions of pounds 2. the (British) pound the value of the British currency… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 Pound — (engl. für ‚Pfund‘) steht für: pound (anglo amerikanische Gewichtseinheit) Pfund Sterling, die aktuelle britische Währung Pound (Software), eine Load Balancing Software £ oder ₤, das Pfundzeichen Pound ist der Name folgender Personen: Caspar… …

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  • 6 pound — ● pound nom féminin Unité fondamentale britannique de masse (symbole lb). [La pound, dont le nom français correspondant est livre, est l unité d où sont dérivées les autres. C est la masse d un étalon en platine, l « Imperial Standard Pound »,… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 7 Pound — 〈[ paʊnd] n.; s, od. s; 〉 engl. Gewichtseinheit, 453,6 g * * * Pound [paʊnd], das; , s [engl. pound, eigtl. = Pfund, < aengl. pund < lat. pondo, ↑ Pfund]: englische Gewichtseinheit (453,60 g; Abk.: lb. [Sg.], lbs. [Pl.]). * * * I …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 8 Pound — Pound, n.; pl. {Pounds}, collectively {Pound} or {Pounds}. [AS. pund, fr. L. pondo, akin to pondus a weight, pendere to weigh. See {Pendant}.] 1. A certain specified weight; especially, a legal standard consisting of an established number of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Pound — Pound, n.; pl. {Pounds}, collectively {Pound} or {Pounds}. [AS. pund, fr. L. pondo, akin to pondus a weight, pendere to weigh. See {Pendant}.] 1. A certain specified weight; especially, a legal standard consisting of an established number of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 pound — Ⅰ. pound [1] ► NOUN 1) a unit of weight equal to 16 oz avoirdupois (0.4536 kg), or 12 oz troy (0.3732 kg). 2) (also pound sterling) (pl. pounds sterling) the basic monetary unit of the UK, equal to 100 pence. 3) another term for PUNT(Cf. ↑ …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 Pound — Pound, n. [AS. pund an inclosure: cf. forpyndan to turn away, or to repress, also Icel. pynda to extort, torment, Ir. pont, pond, pound. Cf. {Pinder}, {Pinfold}, {Pin} to inclose, {Pond}.] 1. An inclosure, maintained by public authority, in which …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 Pound — Pound, WI U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 355 Housing Units (2000): 174 Land area (2000): 0.815422 sq. miles (2.111934 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.815422 sq. miles (2.111934 sq …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 13 pound — subst. (Rar) Livră (1). [pr.: páund] – cuv. engl. Trimis de baron, 26.01.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  POUND s.m. Măsură anglo saxonă de masă, egală cu 453,59 g. [pron. paund. / < engl. pound] …

    Dicționar Român

  • 14 Pound — Pound, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pounded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pounding}.] [OE. pounen, AS. punian to bruise. Cf. {Pun} a play on words.] 1. To strike repeatedly with some heavy instrument; to beat. [1913 Webster] With cruel blows she pounds her… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Pound — Pound, v. t. To confine in, or as in, a pound; to impound. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 Pound, VA — U.S. town in Virginia Population (2000): 1089 Housing Units (2000): 516 Land area (2000): 2.607964 sq. miles (6.754595 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.607964 sq. miles (6.754595 sq. km) FIPS… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 17 Pound, WI — U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 355 Housing Units (2000): 174 Land area (2000): 0.815422 sq. miles (2.111934 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.815422 sq. miles (2.111934 sq. km) FIPS …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 18 pound — [n] sixteen ounces/.454 kilograms of weight avoirdupois, pint, troy; concept 795 pound [v1] crush; beat rhythmically batter, belabor, bruise, buffet, clobber, comminute, drub, hammer, hit, malleate, palpitate, pelt, pestle, powder, pulsate, pulse …

    New thesaurus

  • 19 pound|er — pound|er1 «POWN duhr», noun. a person or thing that pounds, pulverizes, or beats. ╂[Old English punere. See etym. under pound2. (Cf. ↑pound)] pound|er2 «POWN duhr», noun. 1. a person or thing weighing a specified number of pounds: »The baby was a …

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  • 20 Pound — Pound, v. i. 1. To strike heavy blows; to beat. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mach.) To make a jarring noise, as in running; as, the engine pounds. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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