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pot·ful

 (pŏt′fo͝ol′)
n.
1. The amount that a pot can hold.
2. Informal A large amount: made a potful of money on the horses.

potful

(ˈpɒtfʊl)
n
(Units) the amount held by a pot
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.potful - the quantity contained in a potpotful - the quantity contained in a pot  
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
Translations

potful

nTopf m; (of coffee, tea)Kanne f

potful

[ˈpɒtfʊl] npentola (piena)
References in classic literature ?
In the making of steel, a chemical analysis is made of each caldron of molten pig-iron, when it starts on its way to be refined, and this analysis is sent by telephone to the steelmaker, so that he will know exactly how each potful is to be handled.
In the first place, I am going to have these rooms freshened up with a potful of paint, the electric light, and the telephone you've been at me about so long.
With California's artichoke crop at its peak, we're steaming them by the potful, and it seems you are too, judging by what you've said on our Facebook page.
Dames has stocked her newly opened iCafe with more than coffee, though it does feature an espresso machine as well as a coffeemaker that can brew coffee by the cup or by the potful.
A metal potful of simmering rich, red broth was set in the centre of the table for all of us to enjoy and warmed us up as the fixings arrived.
We were offered a potful of the most relaxing Jing tea and cookies were also at hand.
My dad loved cooked Swiss chard with a bit of vinegar, but it takes a potful to make a few spoonsful.