pot


1pot

noun \ˈpät\

Definition of POT

1
a :  a usually rounded metal or earthen container used chiefly for domestic purposes (as in cooking or for holding liquids or growing plants); also :  any of various technical or industrial vessels or enclosures resembling or likened to a household pot <the pot of a still>
b :  potful <a pot of coffee>
2
:  an enclosed framework of wire, wood, or wicker for catching fish or lobsters
3
a :  a large amount (as of money)
b (1) :  the total of the bets at stake at one time
(2) :  one round in a poker game
c :  the common fund of a group
4
:  potshot
5
:  potbelly
6
:  ruin <gone to pot>
7
British :  a shot in snooker in which a ball is pocketed
8
:  a vessel for urination and defecation: as
a :  toilet 3b
b :  potty

Origin of POT

Middle English, from Old English pott; akin to Middle Low German pot pot
First Known Use: before 12th century

2pot

verb

: to plant (something) in a pot

: to shoot (a ball) into a pocket in games like snooker and pool

: to shoot and kill (an animal)

pot·tedpot·ting

Full Definition of POT

transitive verb
1
a :  to place in a pot
b :  to pack or preserve (as cooked and chopped meat) in a sealed pot, jar, or can often with aspic
2
:  to shoot with a potshot
3
:  to make or shape (earthenware) as a potter
4
:  to embed (as electronic components) in a container with an insulating or protective material (as plastic)
intransitive verb
:  to take a potshot

Examples of POT

  1. She spent the afternoon potting tulip bulbs.

First Known Use of POT

1616

3pot

noun

Definition of POT

:  marijuana

Origin of POT

perhaps modification of Mexican Spanish potiguaya
First Known Use: 1938

Other Drug/Tobacco Terms

controlled, flake, herb, key, sodden

4pot

abbreviation

Definition of POT

1
potential
2
potentiometer

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