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pot  

[1]  
      n  
1    a container made of earthenware, glass, or similar material; usually round and deep, often having a handle and lid, used for cooking and other domestic purposes  
2       short for       flowerpot       teapot  
3    the amount that a pot will hold; potful  
4    a chamber pot, esp. a small one designed for a baby or toddler  
5    a handmade piece of pottery  
6    a large mug or tankard, as for beer  
7      (Austral)   any of various measures used for serving beer  
8    Informal   a cup or trophy, esp. of silver, awarded as a prize in a competition  
9    the money or stakes in the pool in gambling games, esp. poker  
10    often pl  
Informal   a large amount, esp. of money  
11    a wicker trap for catching fish, esp. crustaceans  
a lobster pot     
12      (Billiards, etc.)   a shot by which a ball is pocketed  
13      (Chiefly Brit)      short for       chimneypot  
14      (U.S.)  
informal   a joint fund created by a group of individuals or enterprises and drawn upon by them for specified purposes  
15      (Hunting)      See       pot shot  
16       See       potbelly  
17    go to pot   to go to ruin; deteriorate  
      vb   , pots, potting, potted   mainly tr  
18    to set (a plant) in a flowerpot to grow  
19    to put or preserve (goods, meat, etc.) in a pot  
20    to cook (food) in a pot  
21    to shoot (game) for food rather than for sport  
22    to shoot (game birds or animals) while they are on the ground or immobile rather than flying or running  
23    also intr   to shoot casually or without careful aim at (an animal, etc.)  
24    to sit (a baby or toddler) on a chamber pot  
25    also intr   to shape clay as a potter  
26      (Billiards, etc.)   to pocket (a ball)  
27    Informal   to capture or win; secure,   (See also)        pot on  
     (Late Old English pott, from Medieval Latin pottus (unattested), perhaps from Latin potus a drink; compare Middle Low German pot, Old Norse pottr)  
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pot   [2]  
      n  
a      (Scot. and northern English)  
dialect   a deep hole or pothole  
b    (cap. when part of a name)  
Pen-y-Ghent Pot     
     (C14: perhaps identical with pot1 but possibly of Scandinavian origin; compare Swedish dialect putt water hole, pit)  

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pot   [3]  
      n  
Slang   cannabis used as a drug in any form, such as leaves (marijuana or hemp) or resin (hashish)  
     (C20: perhaps shortened from Mexican Indian potiguaya)  

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pot   [4]  
      n  
Informal      short for       potentiometer  

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potentiometer  
      n  
1    an instrument for determining a potential difference or electromotive force by measuring the fraction of it that balances a standard electromotive force  
2    a device with three terminals, two of which are connected to a resistance wire and the third to a brush moving along the wire, so that a variable potential can be tapped off: used in electronic circuits, esp. as a volume control,   (Sometimes shortened to)    pot         
  potentiometry      n  


chamber pot  
      n   a vessel for urine, used in bedrooms  
coal pot  
      n   a cooking device using charcoal, consisting of a raised iron bowl and a central grid  
lobster pot   , trap  
      n   a round basket or trap made of open slats used to catch lobsters  
melting pot  
      n  
1    a pot in which metals or other substances are melted, esp. in order to mix them  
2    an area in which many races, ideas, etc., are mixed  
pepper pot  
      n  
1    a small container with perforations in the top for sprinkling pepper  
2    a Caribbean stew of meat, rice, vegetables, etc., highly seasoned with cassareep  
Pol Pot  
      n   original name Kompong Thom. 1925--98, Cambodian Communist statesman; prime minister of Kampuchea (1976; 1977--79); his policies led to the deaths of thousands in labour camps before he was overthrown by Vietnamese forces; in 1997 his former supporters in the Khmer Rouge captured him and claimed to have tried and sentenced him to life imprisonment  
pot   [1]  
      n  
1    a container made of earthenware, glass, or similar material; usually round and deep, often having a handle and lid, used for cooking and other domestic purposes  
2       short for       flowerpot       teapot  
3    the amount that a pot will hold; potful  
4    a chamber pot, esp. a small one designed for a baby or toddler  
5    a handmade piece of pottery  
6    a large mug or tankard, as for beer  
7      (Austral)   any of various measures used for serving beer  
8    Informal   a cup or trophy, esp. of silver, awarded as a prize in a competition  
9    the money or stakes in the pool in gambling games, esp. poker  
10    often pl  
Informal   a large amount, esp. of money  
11    a wicker trap for catching fish, esp. crustaceans  
a lobster pot     
12      (Billiards, etc.)   a shot by which a ball is pocketed  
13      (Chiefly Brit)      short for       chimneypot  
14      (U.S.)  
informal   a joint fund created by a group of individuals or enterprises and drawn upon by them for specified purposes  
15      (Hunting)      See       pot shot  
16       See       potbelly  
17    go to pot   to go to ruin; deteriorate  
      vb   , pots, potting, potted   mainly tr  
18    to set (a plant) in a flowerpot to grow  
19    to put or preserve (goods, meat, etc.) in a pot  
20    to cook (food) in a pot  
21    to shoot (game) for food rather than for sport  
22    to shoot (game birds or animals) while they are on the ground or immobile rather than flying or running  
23    also intr   to shoot casually or without careful aim at (an animal, etc.)  
24    to sit (a baby or toddler) on a chamber pot  
25    also intr   to shape clay as a potter  
26      (Billiards, etc.)   to pocket (a ball)  
27    Informal   to capture or win; secure,   (See also)        pot on  
     (Late Old English pott, from Medieval Latin pottus (unattested), perhaps from Latin potus a drink; compare Middle Low German pot, Old Norse pottr)  
pot   [2]  
      n  
a      (Scot. and northern English)  
dialect   a deep hole or pothole  
b    (cap. when part of a name)  
Pen-y-Ghent Pot     
     (C14: perhaps identical with pot1 but possibly of Scandinavian origin; compare Swedish dialect putt water hole, pit)  
pot   [3]  
      n  
Slang   cannabis used as a drug in any form, such as leaves (marijuana or hemp) or resin (hashish)  
     (C20: perhaps shortened from Mexican Indian potiguaya)  
pot   [4]  
      n  
Informal      short for       potentiometer  
pot.  
      abbrev. for   potential  
pot-au-feu     (French)  
      n  
1    a traditional French stew of beef and vegetables  
2    the large earthenware casserole in which this is cooked  
     (literally: pot on the fire)  
pot-bound  
      adj   (of a pot plant) having grown to fill all the available root space and therefore lacking room for continued growth  
pot cheese  
      n     (U.S.)   a type of coarse dry cottage cheese  
pot liquor  
      n     (Chiefly U.S)   the broth in which meat, esp. pork or bacon, and vegetables have been cooked  
pot luck  
      n  
Informal  
1   
a    whatever food happens to be available without special preparation  
b    (as modifier)  
a pot-luck dinner            
2    whatever is available (esp. in the phrase take pot luck)  
pot marigold  
      n   a Central European and Mediterranean plant, Calendula officinalis, grown for its rayed orange-and-yellow showy flowers, the petals of which were formerly used to colour food: family Compositae (composites)  
   See also       calendula  
pot on  
      vb   tr, adv   to transfer (a plant) to a larger flowerpot  
pot plant  
      n   a plant grown in a flowerpot, esp. indoors  
pot roast  
      n   meat, esp. beef, that is browned and cooked slowly in a covered pot with very little water, often with vegetables added  
pot shot  
      n  
1    a chance shot taken casually, hastily, or without careful aim  
2    a shot fired to kill game in disregard of the rules of sport  
3    a shot fired at quarry within easy range, often from an ambush  
pot still  
      n   a type of still used in distilling whisky in which heat is applied directly to the pot in which the wash is contained  
pot-walloper   , potwaller  
      n   (in some English boroughs) a man entitled to the franchise before 1832 by virtue of possession of his own fireplace  
     (C18: from pot1 + wallop to boil furiously, from Old English weallan to boil)  
two-pot screamer  
      n     (Austral)  
slang   a person easily influenced by alcohol  
watering pot  
      n      another name (U.S.) for       watering can  

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pot  

[1]  
      n  
1    bowl, container, crock, jug, pan, urn, utensil, vase, vessel  
2      (informal)   cup, trophy  
3    bank, jackpot, kitty, pool, stakes  
4    beer belly or gut     (informal)   bulge, corporation     (informal)   gut, paunch, potbelly, spare tyre     (Brit. slang)   spread     (informal)  
5    go to pot      decline, deteriorate, go downhill     (informal)   go to rack and ruin, go to the dogs     (informal)   run to seed, slump, worsen  
      vb  
6    hit, plug     (informal)   shoot, strike  

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pot., chamber pot, coal pot, go to pot

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n.
in American English, 'dirt' is what British people call 'soil' ('put some dirt in a plant pot'). In British English, dirt has the connotation of being dirty ('you've got some dirt on your shoe')
adj.
Term used to describe low grade marijuana. This type of marijuana is usually brown, seedy, dry. The term is also used by many pot heads to describe anything that is low grade.
n.
a humorous and old-fashioned word that means a chamber pot
Comes from the fact that the chamber pot 'gazunder' (= goes under) the bed

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