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pound
paʊnd
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972).
  2. The act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows).
  3. A public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs.
  4. A symbol for a unit of currency (especially for the pound sterling in Great Britain).
  5. A nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec.
  6. The basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence.
  7. The basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents.
  8. The basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters.
  9. Formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence.
  10. The basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters.
  11. The basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters.
  12. The basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters.
  13. 16 ounces avoirdupois.
  14. A unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces troy.
(动) As a verb
  1. Break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle.
  2. Place or shut up in a pound.
  3. Shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits.
  4. Hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument.
  5. Partition off into compartments.
  6. Strike or drive against with a heavy impact.
  7. Move rhythmically.
  8. Move heavily or clumsily.
Hyphenationpound
Part of Speech(动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb, (名) noun
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bàng(loanword) pound (unit of weight, about 454 grams); see 磅秤 scale; platform balance
pángboundless
英镑yīngbàngpound sterling
重击zhòngjībang; thump
拘留所jūliú suǒdetention center; prison
捣烂dǎolànto mash; to beat to a pulp
监禁jiānjìnto imprison; to jail; to take into custody
悸动jìdòngto pound; to throb
敲击qiāojīto pound; to rap
chōngto pound (grain); to beat
bàngpound (sterling) (loanword)
to pound (grain) in order to remove the husk; refine; polished (rice), to tread upon; to step upon a pestle (for husking grain)
cuóto pound; to ram down, to polish; to grind barley or wheat
chōngpound; strike against; ram; (Cant.) to hit with the elbow
dǎopound; beat; hull; attack; disturb; stir
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