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pom·pom

 (pŏm′pŏm′) or pom·pon (-pŏn′)
n.
1. A fluffy ball of wool or other material used as a decoration, as on a cap.
2. A ball of fluffy material, such as feathers or strips of colored paper, that is waved by cheerleaders and sports fans.
3. A small buttonlike flower of some chrysanthemums and dahlias.

[French.]

pompom

(ˈpɒmpɒm) or

pompon

n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a ball of tufted silk, wool, feathers, etc, worn on a hat for decoration
2. (Plants)
a. the small globelike flower head of certain cultivated varieties of dahlia and chrysanthemum
b. (as modifier): pompom dahlia.
[C18: from French, from Old French pompe knot of ribbons, of uncertain origin]

pom•pom1

or pom-pom

(ˈpɒmˌpɒm)

n.
an automatic, 40-millimeter antiaircraft gun, usu. mounted, esp. on ships, in groups of four.
[1895–1900; imitative]

pom•pom2

or pom-pom

(ˈpɒmˌpɒm)

n.
1. Also, pompon. an ornamental tuft or ball of feathers, wool, or the like, used esp. on clothing or waved at sporting events.
[1740–50; variant of pompon, with assimilation of final n]
Translations

pompom

n
(= gun)automatische Flugzeugabwehrkanone
(on hat etc) → Troddel f, → Bommel f (dial)
References in classic literature ?
They may use any weapons they please, from revolvers and rifles to machine guns and pompoms.
Little mounds of yellowish green were away at the right, while on the left waved a group of tall leafy trees bearing yellow blossoms that looked like tassels and pompoms.
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Try a riotous mix of silver and gold, faux snow, and ornaments, all crowned by a pompom wreath.
Personalise your gifts by wrapping them in homemade paper and making your own cards Pompom fairy light gift wrap A fun design for adults and kids to make
Supplies and Tools: Pompom makers: 2 1/2-inch, 3 3/8-inch, 4 1/2-inch Bernat Softee Chunky Yarn: Grey Heather, Taupe Grey, Natural (2 skeins each) Scissors Hard foam tubular 12-inch wreath Bernat Faux Fur Pompoms: Grey Lynx, White Rabbit (2 each) Hot gun and glue sticks T-pins or 2-inch pins with pearl heads Decorative ribbon: 2 1/2-inch-by-12-foot, blue-grey
com/iti for how to make T-shirt yarn) * Pompom maker (available at craft stores) * Scissors * 8 inches of coordinating embroidery floss for each pompom * 16-foot length of T-shirt yarn in a coordinating color
YOU WILL NEED: Large coloured sheets of thick paper or card Paper circles or any water-based paint Gift ribbons or crepe paper White glue A pompom Sellotape Scissors WHAT TO DO: MAKE a cone by cutting out a circle of card with a radius of about 8 to 9 inches.
We've done all the thinking for you, so here is all the inspiration you need to get those last few special presents Card holder, [euro]70, House Of Fraser Luxe buy Pompom Lamoda.
A computer simulation of flow in the capillary die was performed; various viscoelastic models including the PTT, Giesekus, POMPOM, and simplified viscoelastic models were used to simulate the flow behavior of a rubber compound in a capillary die using a full three-dimensional (3D) geometric model.
IF YOU'RE up for a surreal surprise, head to the village of Plagne Bellecote for a newly-designed and family-friendly 'Red Pompom Night'.
Cup and ball bunny You will need: | Polystyrene ball | Paper cup | White paint | White and pink craft foam | Pink pompom | Wiggle eyes | Glue | Pink heart or circle sticker | Pink pen | Double sided sticky tape Method Paint the ball and the cup white and leave to dry.