Definition of 'pool'
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Example sentences containing 'pool'
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But this place is all about the pool. The Sun (2016)Facilities include a superb pool area and relaxing sun terrace. The Sun (2017)And pooling funds keeps costs down. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the garden there's a small pool with sunloungers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She's a pool of information. The Sun (2016)Quite what Racing will bring to the final pool game is anyone's guess. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The win moves Quins two points clear of Edinburgh at the top of the pool with three wins from four games. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It will feature three pools - one of which will funnel sunlight through the ship's atrium to the dining room. The Sun (2016)And because the Sentido is so small, there are usually loads of sun loungers available at the pool or on the sands. The Sun (2016)The entire group pooled their money and threw it at my feet. Christianity Today (2000) Deep violet pools caught him in their depths and gently wrung a smile from his aching skull. THE WOLF AND THE DOVETop up your tan on the sun deck or have a dip in one of the pools. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One guest insisted on a pool table. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The owner has use of the communal outdoor pool. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The group members resolved to pool their knowledge and technical expertise to track the perpetrators. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The pool area transforms into a cinema. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And the one which finds true form will take the pool with something to spare. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Unless some guys here are letting me win at the pool table. The Sun (2010)The firm also said alternative pools were available. The Sun (2015)We benefited from a football pools scheme for a time. Times, Sunday Times (2006)With drivers carrying potatoes rather than spare parts for pool filters. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Maybe the council will finally care about its swimming pool showers when they are gurgling away cash. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The pool bar serves drinks and snacks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They have provided two chairs in a pool of light. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Yet hungry locals outside pooled their cash to buy a sip. The Sun (2008)Both parks have good indoor pools for rainy days and great clubs for nights of fun and entertainment. The Sun (2009)That generation of alumni now commands a pool of funds that schools and universities are trawling with increasing skill. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Thus the printing press strengthened the hand of the innovators by making it possible for them to pool information and work together. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)If you can bear to go out, there's also a shared pool. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Synonyms of 'pool'
swimming pool, lido, swimming bath(s), bathing pool
Trends of 'pool'
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Translations for 'pool'
British English: pool /puːl/ NOUN
resources A pool of people, money, or things is a quantity or number of them that is available for use.
The population is quite small and the available pool of talent is limited.
- American English: pool resources
- Arabic: مَوَارِد
- Brazilian Portuguese: fundo comum
- Chinese: 资源汇集
- Croatian: pričuva
- Czech: společný fond
- Danish: pulje
- Dutch: gemeenschappelijke voorziening
- European Spanish: bote pozo
- Finnish: yhteenliittymä
- French: parc ressources
- German: gemeinsame Kasse
- Greek: δεξαμενή πόρων
- Italian: gruppo
- Japanese: 共同資金 resources
- Korean: 노동력 집합소
- Norwegian: sammenslutning
- Polish: pula zasoby
- European Portuguese: fundo comum
- Romanian: fond
- Russian: общий фонд
- Spanish: reserva acumulado
- Swedish: gemensam fond
- Thai: กลุ่ม
- Turkish: fon mali birikim
- Ukrainian: запас
- Vietnamese: nhóm người có sẵn
British English: pool /puːl/ NOUN
water A pool is a small area of still water.
I loved the Japanese water gardens with the little bridges and pools.
- American English: pool water
- Arabic: بَرَكَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: lago
- Chinese: 水塘
- Croatian: bazen
- Czech: jezírko
- Danish: vandhul
- Dutch: vijver
- European Spanish: charca
- Finnish: allas uima-allas
- French: bassin
- German: Teich
- Greek: πισίνα
- Italian: piscina
- Japanese: 水たまり water
- Korean: 웅덩이
- Norwegian: basseng
- Polish: basen woda
- European Portuguese: lago
- Romanian: bazin
- Russian: бассейн
- Spanish: charco
- Swedish: bassäng bad
- Thai: สระน้ำ
- Turkish: havuz
- Ukrainian: водоймище
- Vietnamese: bể bơi
British English: pool VERB
If a group of people or organizations pool their money, knowledge, or equipment, they share it or put it together so that it can be used for a particular purpose.
We pooled ideas and information.
Definition of pool from the Collins English Dictionary
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