Complete Definition of "pocket"

English
wikipedia|pocket (disambiguation)

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-pocket.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Ékɪt|-Ékɪt

Noun
en-noun

  1. A bag stitched to an item of clothing, used for carrying small items.
  2. context|sports|billiards|snooker|pool A net or similar struture at each corner, and halfway along the edge, of a billiard table into which balls are to be struck.
  3. An enclosed volume of one substance surrounded by another.

#: The drilling expedition discovered a pocket of natural gas.

  1. An area of land surrounded by a loop of a river (Australian English)
  2. aussie-rules The area of the field to the side of the goal posts (four pockets in total on the field, one to each side of the goals at each end of the ground). The pocket is only a roughly defined area, extending from the behind post, at an angle, to perhaps about 30 metres out.

Translations
trans-top|bag stitched to an item of clothing
Arabic: Arab|جÙب IPAchar|(jeb) m
Chinese: å£è¢ (kÇudài)
Czech: t-|cs|kapsa|f
Dutch: t+|nl|zak|m
Finnish: t-|fi|tasku
French: t+|fr|poche|f
German: t+|de|Tasche|f
Greek: βαλάνÏιο (valá[n]dio) n, ÏÏέÏη (tsépi) f, θÏλάκιο (thilácio) n
Hebrew: ××ס m
Hungarian: t+|hu|zseb
Italian: t+|it|tasca|f
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Japanese: ãã±ãã (poketto), æ中 (ããã¡ãã, kaichÅ«)
Korean: í¸ì£¼ë¨¸ë (hojumeoni)
Kurdish: t+|ku|Ú¯ÛرÙاÙ|sc=KUchar
Latvian: kabata f
Polish: kieszeÅ f
Portuguese: t+|pt|bolso|m
Russian: t+|ru|каÑман|m|trkarmán|scCyrl
Scottish Gaelic: pòcaid f
Slovene: t+|sl|žep|m
Spanish: t-|es|bolsillo|m
Swedish: t+|sv|ficka|c
Turkish: t+|tr|cep
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trans-top|of a billiard table
Finnish: t-|fi|pussi
Greek: θÏλάκιο (thilácio) n, ÏÏέÏη (tsépi) f
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Italian: t+|it|buca|f
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trans-top|enclosed volume of one substance surrounded by another
Finnish: t-|fi|tasku
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Italian: t+|it|sacca|f
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Verb
en-verb

  1. To put (something) into a pocket.
  2. context|sports|billiards|snooker|pool To cause a ball to go into one of the pockets of the table.
  3. slang To take and keep (especially money) that is not one's own.

Synonyms
i-c|in billiards|etc pot

Translations
trans-top|to put into a pocket
Chinese: å°å£è¢ (dào kÇudài)
Finnish: panna/laittaa tasku|taskuun
French: t+|fr|empocher
Greek: t|el|ÏÏεÏÏνÏ|sc=Grek (tsepóno)
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Spanish: t-|es|embolsar
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trans-top|to cause a ball to go into a pocket of a billiard table
Finnish: pussittaa
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trans-top|take and keep (especially money) that is not one's own
Finnish: panna/laittaa tasku|taskuunsa
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Adjective
pocket (no compar or superl)

  1. Of a size suitable for putting into a pocket.

#: pocket dictionary

Synonyms
i-c|of a size suitable for a pocket pocket-size, pocket-sized

Translations

Finnish: taskukokoinen, tasku-
Italian: t-|it|tascabile
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Kurdish: KUchar|Ú¯ÛرÙاÙ

See also
bag
pouch
purse
sack

Derived terms
rfc-level|Derived terms at L4+ not in L3 POS section
pocketbook
pocketknife
pocket watch
air pocket
fob pocket
pickpocket
piss in someone's pocket

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