Associations to the word «Pot»
POT, noun. A vessel used for cooking or storing food, or for growing plants in, especially flowers.
POT, noun. (poker) The money wagered in poker or similar games.
POT, noun. (UK) (horse-racing) (slang) A horse heavily backed; a favourite.
POT, noun. A trap for catching lobsters, crabs, eels, or fish.
POT, noun. (archaic) An iron hat with a broad brim.
POT, noun. (Australia) (Queensland) (Victoria) (Tasmania) A glass of beer, of a size that varies regionally but is normally 10 fl oz (285 ml).
POT, noun. A potshot.
POT, noun. (slang) A protruding belly; a paunch.
POT, noun. (slang) Ruin or deterioration.
POT, noun. (sports) (billiards) (snooker) (pool) The act of causing a ball to fall into a pocket.
POT, noun. (rail transport) A non-conducting, usually ceramic, stand that supports the third rail while keeping it electrically insulated from the ground.
POT, noun. (obsolete) An earthen or pewter cup for liquors; a mug.
POT, noun. A metal or earthenware extension of a flue above the top of a chimney; a chimney pot.
POT, noun. A crucible.
POT, noun. A perforated cask for draining sugar.
POT, noun. A size of paper; pott.
POT, noun. (slang) toilet
POT, noun. (chiefly East Midlands) (Yorkshire) A plaster cast.
POT, verb. To put (something) into a pot.
POT, verb. To preserve by bottling or canning.
POT, verb. (cue sports) To cause a ball to fall into a pocket.
POT, verb. (cue sports) To be capable of being potted.
POT, verb. (transitive) To shoot with a firearm.
POT, verb. (intransitive) (dated) To take a pot shot, or haphazard shot, with a firearm.
POT, verb. (transitive) (colloquial) To secure; gain; win; bag.
POT, verb. (British) To send someone to gaol, expeditiously.
POT, verb. (obsolete) (dialect) (UK) To tipple; to drink.
POT, verb. (transitive) To drain.
POT, verb. (transitive) (British) To seat a person, usually a young child, onto a potty or toilet, typically during toilet teaching.
POT, verb. (chiefly East Midlands) To apply a plaster cast to a broken limb.
POT, noun. (slang) (uncountable) The drug marijuana.
POT, noun. (slang) (electronics) A simple electromechanical device used to control resistance or voltage (often to adjust sound volume) in an electronic device by rotating or sliding when manipulated by a human thumb, screwdriver, etc.
POT AU FEU, noun. Alternative form of pot-au-feu
POT BOILER, noun. (mildly derogatory) A creative work of low quality (book, art, etc), produced merely to earn a living or for profit, as opposed to serious creative expression.
POT BOILER, noun. (archeology) A stone used to transfer heat from a fire into a vessel of water, so as to heat the contents.
POT BOILERS, noun. Plural of pot boiler
POT BOY, noun. (British) Alternative spelling of potboy
POT BOYS, noun. Plural of pot boy
POT BROWNIE, noun. A brownie laced with marijuana, eaten for its psychoactive effects.
POT BROWNIES, noun. Plural of pot brownie
POT CHEESE, noun. A soft, crumbly, unaged cheese resembling ricotta.
POT COMMITTED, adjective. (poker) Being in a position where the odds dictate a call of a bet or raise (almost) regardless of one's opponent's cards.
POT LACE, noun. Lace whose pattern includes one or more representations of baskets or bowls from which flowers spring
POT LEAD, noun. Graphite, often used on the bottoms of racing vessels to reduce friction
POT LIFE, noun. (construction) The period of time a reacting composition remains suitable for its intended processing after mixing with reaction-initiating agents.
POT LIKKER, noun. Alternative spelling of pot liquor
POT LIMIT, noun. (poker) A poker game where bets and raises can be any amount between a fixed minimum and the current size of the pot.
POT LIQUOR, noun. The liquid left after boiling greens, such as collard greens, mustard greens, or turnip greens.
POT LIVES, noun. Plural of pot life
POT LUCK, noun. Alternative spelling of potluck
POT LUCKS, noun. Plural of pot luck
POT MAN, noun. (British) Alternative spelling of potman
POT MARIGOLD, noun. Calendula officinalis, a species of marigold
POT MARIGOLDS, noun. Plural of pot marigold
POT MEN, noun. Plural of pot man
POT METAL, noun. The metal from which iron pots are made, different from common pig iron.
POT METAL, noun. An alloy of copper with lead used for making large vessels for various purposes in the arts.
POT METAL, noun. A kind of stained glass, the colours of which are incorporated with the melted glass in the pot.
POT MOD, verb. To modify the potentiometer of a laser so as to increase its power output above safer conventional levels, a practice among handheld laser enthusiasts and some manufacturers.
POT ODDS, noun. (poker) The odds offered by the amount one must call against the amount currently in the pot.
POT PIE, noun. A very small pie, the crust of which is made entirely of flakey pastry and baked in its own pie tin, usually for one person.
POT PIES, noun. Plural of pot pie
POT PLANT, noun. A plant growing in a flowerpot; a houseplant
POT PLANTS, noun. Plural of pot plant
POT POURRI, noun. Alternative spelling of potpourri
POT ROAST, noun. A dish made by browning a roast-sized piece of beef (often taken from the tougher chuck cut) to induce a Maillard reaction, then slow-cooking in liquid in a covered dish.
POT SCRUBBER, noun. A mesh or ball of wires or fibres used to scrub pots and other cookware.
POT SCRUBBER BRUSH, noun. A brush with a short handle used to scrub pots and other cookware.
POT SCRUBBER BRUSHES, noun. Plural of pot scrubber brush
POT SCRUBBERS, noun. Plural of pot scrubber
POT SHOT, noun. A haphazard shot with a firearm, taken with careless aim, often fired at a random target.
POT SHOT, noun. A shot taken from a hidden stakeout.
POT SHOT, noun. By analogy, insulting or hurtful words carelessly or randomly said; opportunistic attack, especially criticism.
POT SHOTS, noun. Plural of pot shot
POT STILL, noun. A still used for distillation in the production of whisky; a still used for crude separations in chemical plant.
POT STILLS, noun. Plural of pot still
POT STIRRER, noun. One who causes unrest; one who stirs the pot.
POT STIRRERS, noun. Plural of pot stirrer
POT WHEEL, noun. A noria.
POT, noun. Metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid.
POT, noun. A plumbing fixture for defecation and urination.
POT, noun. The quantity contained in a pot.
POT, noun. A container in which plants are cultivated.
POT, noun. (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"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money".
POT, noun. The cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker).
POT, noun. Slang for a paunch.
POT, noun. A resistor with three terminals, the third being an adjustable center terminal; used to adjust voltages in radios and TV sets.
POT, noun. Street names for marijuana.
POT, verb. Plant in a pot; "He potted the palm".
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