pound


pound
1. noun /paʊnd/
a) Short for pound-force, a unit of force/weight.
b) A unit of mass equal to 16 avoirdupois ounces (= 453.592 37 g)
Syn: lb, lb t, £, pound sterling, punt, hash, sharp
2. verb /paʊnd/
a) To strike (something or someone) hard repeatedly.

You really pounded that beer!

b) To crush to pieces; to pulverize.

The pitcher has been pounding the outside corner all night.


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