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pond

 (pŏnd)
n.
A still body of water smaller than a lake.
v. pond·ed, pond·ing, ponds
v.intr.
To form ponds or large puddles: Debris blocked the culvert, and the stream began to pond.
v.tr.
1. To cause to form ponds or large puddles: The landslide ponded the stream.
2. To form ponds or large puddles on (a piece of land).

[Middle English ponde, from Old English pund-, enclosure.]

pond

(pɒnd)
n
a. a pool of still water, often artificially created
b. (in combination): a fishpond.
[C13 ponde enclosure; related to pound3]

pond

(pɒnd)

n.
1. a body of water smaller than a lake, sometimes artificially formed, as by damming a stream.
v.i.
2. (esp. of water) to collect into a pond or large puddle.
[1250–1300; Middle English ponde, pande, akin to Old English pynding dam, gepyndan to impound. See pound3]

pond

(pŏnd)
An inland body of standing water that is smaller than a lake.

pond

  • lake - First meant pool or pond.
  • nursery - Can be a pond in which fry are reared.
  • tank - May have come from Gujarati tanku, or Marathi tanke, "underground cistern," from Sanskrit tadaga, "pond."
  • pond - To pond is to accumulate water in a pond, which is really a small lake.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pond - a small lakepond - a small lake; "the pond was too small for sailing"
fishpond - a freshwater pond with fish
horsepond - a pond for watering horses
lake - a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
mere - a small pond of standing water
millpond - a pond formed by damming a stream to provide a head of water to turn a mill wheel
swimming hole - a small body of water (usually in a creek) that is deep enough to use for swimming
water hole - a natural hole or hollow containing water

pond

noun pool, tarn, small lake, fish pond, duck pond, millpond, lochan (Scot.), dew pond youths skating on the frozen village pond
Translations
بِرْكَةبِرْكَة ماء راكِد
rybníknádrž
damkær=-dam=-kær
lampi
ribnjak
kis tó
tjörn
연못
kūdratvenkinys
dīķis
ribnik
damm
สระน้ำ
ao

pond

[pɒnd]
A. N (= natural) → charca f; (artificial) → estanque m
he's a big fish or > big frog in a small pond (US) → es el tuerto en el país de los ciegos, es un reyezuelo (en algún lugar o en algo poco importante)
B. CPD pond life Nfauna f de las charcas/estanques
pond weed Nplanta f acuática

pond

[ˈpɒnd] n
(small)bassin m
We've got a pond in our garden → Nous avons un bassin dans notre jardin.
(larger)étang m
a duck pond → une mare aux canards
the pond (= the Atlantic) → l'Atlantique m

pond

nTeich m; the pond (inf: = Atlantic) → der große Teich (hum); pond lifePflanzen- und Tierleben in Teichen

pond

[pɒnd] nstagno; (in park) → laghetto

pond

(pond) noun
a small lake or pool. the village pond.

pond

بِرْكَة rybník dam Teich λιμνούλα estanque lampi mare ribnjak stagno 연못 vijver tjern staw lago пруд damm สระน้ำ gölcük ao 池塘
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