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noun 
  1. man-made, small lake
  2. (colloquial) The Atlantic Ocean. Especially in across the pond.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: De Atlantische Oceaan
  • French: étang , mare
  • German: Der groí, Groíe Teich
    (trans-mid)
  • Italian: stagno
  • Spanish: charca , estanque , laguna
verb 
  1. To block the flow of water so that it can escape only through evaporation or seepage; to dam.
    • 2004, Calvin W. Rose, An Introduction to the Environmental Physics of Soil, Water and Watersheds http://books.google.com/books?id=TxCQ-DaSIwUC, ISBN 0521536790, page 201:
      The rate of fall of the surface of water ponded over the soil within the ring gives a measure of the infiltration rate for the particular enclosed area.
Etymology: Variant of pound.


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