Hindi translation of 'pound'
pound /paʊnd पाउण्ड्/
Word forms: pounds, pounding, pounded
1. countable noun
The pound is the unit of money which is used in Britain. It is represented by the symbol £. Some other countries, for example Egypt, also have a unit of money called a pound.
पाउंड-एक मुद्रा nf
My mum and dad gave me five pounds.
2. countable noun
A pound is a unit of weight used mainly in Britain, America, and other countries where English is spoken. One pound is equal to 0.454 kilograms.
पाउंड-भार की इकाई nf
Her weight was under ninety pounds.
...a pound of cheese.
3. See note at weight
4. transitive or intransitive verb
If you pound something, or if you pound on it, you hit it loudly and repeatedly with your fists.
किसी को मुक्के से पीटना/मुकियाना
He pounded the table with his fist.
Somebody began pounding on the front door.
5. intransitive verb
If your heart is pounding, it is beating with a strong fast rhythm, usually because you are afraid or excited.
तेज़ी से धड़कना
I'm sweating, my heart is pounding. I can't breathe.
pounding uncountable noun
...the fast pounding of her heart.
Copyright © 2014 by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Example Sentences Including 'pound'
He leaned back against the weathered bark of the tree and the blood began to pound in his head.A Trout in the Milk
He would bet his last pound that Dr Connors had never been in trouble with the law in his life.Death of an Unknown Man
They moved along the taxiway, gathering speed into the wind and began to fly with every pound of fuel they could carry.Let Not the Deep
Trends of 'pound'
View usage over:
'pound' in Other Languages
- Arabic: جِنِيه
- Brazilian Portuguese: libra
- Chinese: 磅
- Croatian: funta
- Czech: libra
- Danish: pund
- Dutch: pond
- European Spanish: libra
- Finnish: punta
- French: livre poids
- German: Pfund
- Greek: λίρα
- Italian: libbra
- Japanese: ポンド
- Korean: 파운드
- Norwegian: pund
- Polish: funt
- Portuguese: libra
- Romanian: liră lire
- Russian: фунт
- Spanish: libra peso
- Swedish: pund
- Thai: เงินปอนด์
- Turkish: pound İngiliz ağırlık birimi
- Ukrainian: фунт
- Vietnamese: đồng bảng
Translation of pound from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary