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pound1 to strike over and over with heavy blows. [4 definitions]
pound2 a unit of weight equal to 16 ounces or 453.592 grams. (abbreviated: lb.) [2 definitions]
pound3 a shelter for keeping stray animals.
pour to cause to flow in a steady stream. [2 definitions]
pout1 to show unhappy feelings with an expression of the face. When children pout, they often push out their lips.
poverty the condition of being poor; a lack of money.
POW a person who has been taken prisoner by the enemy during a war. "POW" is an abbreviation of "prisoner of war."
pow a word used to suggest the loud sound of a shot, blow, or explosion. [2 definitions]
powder a mass of fine, loose grains that are made when a solid material has been ground or crushed. [5 definitions]
powdered sugar sugar that has been ground very fine so that it has become a white powder. Powdered sugar is often used in icing for decorating cakes and other sweet baked things.
power the ability to act, cause, or function. [7 definitions]
powerful having or able to use power or force.
power point the British word for the point in an electrical system where the cord is plugged into the current. "Power point" has the same meaning as "outlet."
pp. abbreviation of "pages."
PR1 abbreviation of "Puerto Rico."
practical having to do with real life and experience rather than theory. [3 definitions]
practical joke a trick or prank played on someone.
practically almost; nearly.
practice the doing of some activity many times to become skilled at it. [7 definitions]
Prague the capital city of the Czech Republic.
prairie a large area of fertile land covered with grass.