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pounds, plural;
  1. Shut (an animal) in a pound

Noun
  1. A place where stray animals, esp. dogs, may be officially taken and kept until claimed by their owners or otherwise disposed of

  2. A place where illegally parked motor vehicles removed by the police are kept until their owners pay a fine in order to reclaim them

  3. A place of confinement; a trap or prison


  1. 16 ounces avoirdupois; "he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds"
  2. thump: hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument; "the salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist"
  3. British pound: the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence
  4. ram: strike or drive against with a heavy impact; "ram the gate with a sledgehammer"; "pound on the door"
  5. a unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces troy
  6. lumber: move heavily or clumsily; "The heavy man lumbered across the room"
  7. Pound (later Flywheel) was an American rock band from Poughkeepsie, New York.
  8. The pound, a unit of currency, originated in England as the value of a pound of silver. The word pound is the English translation of the latin word libra, which was the unit of account of the Roman Empire (see also LSD). ...
  9. Pound is a 1970 film directed and written by Robert Downey, Sr., it was based on The Comeuppance, an off-off broadway play written by Downey in 1961. It is about several dogs at a pound, the dogs are played by human actors. The film is notable as being the screen debut of Robert Downey, Jr. ...
  10. The pound-force (symbol: lbF, from Latin libra ‘pound’ and the symbol for force) is a unit of force in systems of measurement including English Engineering units and British Gravitational units. It is equivalent to 4.44822162 newtons. ...
  11. The fist bump (also called Fo' Knucks, fist pound, bro fist, knuckle bump, "props", or a dap) is a type of gesture similar in meaning to a handshake or high five. A fist bump also can be a symbol of giving respect. ...
  12. Pound is a Toronto-based hip-hop magazine that is distributed for free across Canada. Founded in 1998 and beginning publication in December 1999, Pound is published quarterly. As of July 2009, the magazine had published 42 issues.
  13. (5 POUNDS) Elvis's weight at birth.
  14. (3 pounds) Longhorn cheese, sliced
  15. (Pounds) All values originate in pounds
  16. (Pounds) American measurement of paper weight. See GSM.
  17. (Pounds) English system of measuring weight equal to 453.59237 grams
  18. As in "pound the pedals," it means to ride hard.
  19. The action of a boat's bow repeatedly slamming into oncoming waves.
  20. To break down and crush a food by hitting it repeatedly.
  21. English monetary unit, equaling 240 pence or 20 shillings. Using this system the pound could be exactly divided into halves, thirds, quarters, fifths, sixths, eighths, tenths, twelfths, fifteenths, sixteenths, twentieths, twenty-fourths, thirtieths, fortieths, forty-eightieths, sixtieths, ...
  22. If someone was going to beat up someone else you said he was going to "pound" the other person. For an example, Joe caught Jim with the hubcaps that he stole from Joe's '50 Merc last night. He'll probably pound him after school. Thanks to Ron Stowe for this entry.
  23. A proxying load balancer designed to pass HTTP requests from a web server to other servers in the background.
  24. The unit of weight now common in the US came from a long string of language ideas that at first seem poorly related. The original Indo-European spen related to spinning or twisting, and gives us our current word for spin. ...
  25. A unit of measurement used, primarily in the U.S. and Canada , in weighing tobacco. Internationally, the weight of tobacco is measured in kilos or (metric) tons. 1 pound = 0.45 kilos