Definition of pond
: a body of water usually smaller than a lake a fishing pond —sometimes used with the to refer informally or facetiously to the Atlantic Ocean
Examples of pond in a Sentence
They moved here from across the pond.
Recent Examples of pond from the Web
Orlando Balloon Rides owner Keith Fears said the pilot was preparing for a routine landing Monday when a sudden wind shift forced him to land in the retention pond to avoid power lines.
The pelicans normally begin arriving in North Dakota in April and stay through September, raising their young and feasting at small prairie ponds within a 100-mile radius of the refuge.
The patterns of abrasion and other details suggest that the fragments came from bones already within the pond deposit, getting jostled and reworked with the swings between the seasons.
This spot in the Utah desert was once an ephemeral pond that came and went as the Jurassic seasons shifted from wet to dry.
LG&E and KU Energy has prepared similar plans for its other ash ponds in Kentucky.
The retention pond is in a commercial area near Illinois Route 31.
Billy Horschel hooked his opening tee shot into a pond, knocked his golf ball back and forth across the first green and then three-putted for a 9 on the par 5 first hole.
By the 1990s Duke submitted insurance claims to some of the defendants and other insurers for the same ash ponds that are now at issue in this action.
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Definition of pond
: to block (something, such as a stream) to create a pond
: to collect in or form a pond
First Known Use of pond
POND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pond for English Language Learners
: an area of water that is surrounded by land and that is smaller than a lake
the pond : the Atlantic Ocean
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Definition of pond for Students
: a body of water usually smaller than a lake
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