pound key

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of pound key

US
:the button on a telephone or keyboard labeled "#"

Word by Word Definitions

pound play
  1. : any of various units of mass and weight

  2. : the basic monetary unit of the United Kingdom —called also pound sterling

  3. : any of numerous basic monetary units of other countries (such as Egypt, Lebanon, Syria) — see Money Table

  1. : an enclosure for animals

  2. : a depot for holding impounded personal property until redeemed by the owner

  3. : a place or condition of confinement

  1. : to reduce to powder or pulp by beating

  2. : to strike heavily or repeatedly

  3. : to produce with or as if with repeated vigorous strokes

  1. : an act or sound of pounding

key play
  1. : a usually metal instrument by which the bolt of a lock is turned

  2. : any of various devices having the form or function of such a key

  3. : a means of gaining or preventing entrance, possession, or control

  1. : extremely or crucially important

  1. : to lock or secure with or as if with a key : fasten: such as

  2. : to secure (something, as a pulley on a shaft) by a key

  3. : to finish off (an arch) by inserting a keystone

  1. : a low island or reef

  1. : a kilogram especially of marijuana or heroin


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