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Adjective
/ˈpäkət/,
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pockets, plural;
  1. Of a suitable size for carrying in a pocket
    • - a pocket dictionary
  2. On a small scale
    • - a 6,000-acre pocket paradise
Verb
  1. Put into one's pocket
    • - she watched him lock up and pocket the key
  2. Take or receive (money or other valuables) for oneself, esp. dishonestly
    • - local politicians were found to have been pocketing the proceeds
  3. Drive (a ball) into a pocket

  4. Enclose as though in a pocket
    • - the fillings can be pocketed in a pita bread
  5. Suppress (one's feelings) and proceed despite them
    • - they were prepared to pocket their pride
  6. Block passage of (a bill) by a pocket veto

Noun
  1. A small bag sewn into or on clothing so as to form part of it, used for carrying small articles

  2. A pouchlike compartment providing separate storage space, for example in a suitcase

  3. A person or organization's financial resources
    • - the food was all priced to suit the hard-up airman's pocket
    • - our pockets are empty
  4. The hollow in the center of a baseball glove or mitt where the ball can best be caught

  5. An opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which balls are struck

  6. A small patch of something
    • - some of the gardens still had pockets of dirty snow in them
  7. A small, isolated group or area
    • - there were pockets of disaffection in parts of the country
  8. The protected area behind the offensive line from which the quarterback throws passes

  9. (in bowling) The space between the head pin and the pin immediately behind it on the left or right

  10. A cavity in a rock or stratum filled with ore or other distinctive component

  11. An air pocket


  1. a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
  2. put in one's pocket; "He pocketed the change"
  3. pouch: an enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air"
  4. take unlawfully
  5. a supply of money; "they dipped into the taxpayers' pockets"
  6. (bowling) the space between the headpin and the pins behind it on the right or left; "the ball hit the pocket and gave him a perfect strike"
  7. A pocket is a bag- or envelope-like receptacle either fastened to or inserted in an article of clothing to hold small items. Pockets may also be attached to luggage, backpacks, and similar items. In older usage, a pocket was a separate small bag or pouch.Picken (1957), p. 258
  8. In military terms, a salient is a battlefield feature that projects into enemy territory. Therefore, the salient is surrounded by the enemy on three sides, making the troops occupying the salient vulnerable. ...
  9. Pocket is the remixer/producer alias for Richard Jankovich. Since 2005, he has released many "pocket mixes" for artists like Joanna Newsom, Beck, Kristin Hersh, Antony and The Johnsons, Radiohead, Cat Power, Of Montreal and more.
  10. "Pocket" is the 3rd single from Sam Sparro's eponymous album, released in 2008.
  11. "Pocket" is Ai Otsuka's 16th (17th overall) single released under the avex trax label. It is her third (fourth) single to be released in 2007. This is her first single to be released after her fourth album, approximately two months after Love Piece. ...
  12. The Pocket is a locality in New South Wales, Australia. It is a village surrounded by foothills. There is a local tennis court and school. The Pocket is subject to flooding because of its placement in a catchment and the series of creeks which flows through the area. ...
  13. A bag stitched to an item of clothing, used for carrying small items; An indention and cavity with a net sack or similar structure (into which the balls are to be struck) at each corner and one centered on each side of a pool or snooker table; An enclosed volume of one substance surrounded by ...
  14. (Pockets) The areas on the roulette wheel where the ball can come to rest, each of which has a corresponding number.
  15. (Pockets) A relatively standard feature inside binder covers and menu covers that is used to hold loose papers, brochures, business cards, etc.  Pockets come in all sizes.
  16. (Pockets) Created with paper, vellum, and even fabric, pockets are used on pages and cards to “hold” other elements like tags, photos, memorabilia, etc.
  17. (Pockets) Depending on the nature of your business, the staff may require a bit of storage space on their aprons. ...
  18. (Pockets) Jeans without rear pockets make rear ends appear flat and long. Small rear pockets with a lot of detail accentuate the butt. Large centrally positioned rear pockets cause large bottoms and wide hips to appear smaller. Rear pockets toward the hip portion of the pant accentuate hips. ...
  19. (Pockets) Small irregular cavities in the strata, in which ore is frequently obtained.
  20. (Pockets) Term used to shrink bad news. For example, swarming Fedayeen are termed "pockets of resistance." Hordes of hungry people are "pockets of need."
  21. (Pockets) Yet another name for One Pocket
  22. (pockets (binders)) Any opening built into a binder for storing loose sheets. These can be any size or shape because special dies can create whatever effect you desire.
  23. Pockets are the spaces in a magazine rack for storing magazines, brochures, or pamphlets. Magazine rack pockets are typically arranged in columns or tiers.
  24. A three-sided, U-shaped opening in a sash or frame to receive glazing infill. Contrasted to a rabbet, which is a two-sided, L-shaped sections as with face glazed window sash.
  25. Your unique cards that only you can see. For instance, "He had pocket sixes" (a pair of sixes), or "I had ace-king in the pocket."