What is pool?

  • (noun): Something resembling a pool of liquid.
    Example: "He stood in a pool of light"
    Synonyms: puddle
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on pool, pools:

Pool - Other Uses
... Pool (surname), a surname (and list of people with the surname) Pooling (resource management), grouping together of resources or effort Press pool, group ...
Letchworth - Sport and Leisure - Swimming
... also had an early start in the town - the first outdoor pool opening in 1908 ... The Club continues to use the outdoor pool - described by the Times Newspaper in 2004 as "Possibly the best open air pool in the area" - throughout the ... As well as a 50 m six lane main pool with a large trainer pool alongside, the facility includes an extensive sun bathing area, and free parking ...
... is the biggest swimming centre in Stockholm, Sweden The outdoor pool was built for the 1962 European Aquatics Championships on the site of a former sewage treatment facility ... It has 25 m swimming pool with a depth of mostly 2.5 m but it varies due to a specially-constructed raisable floor. 50 m pool (Olympic size swimming pool) with a depth of 2.20 m at the edges and 2.60 m in the middle of the pool 50 m outdoor pool bubble pools learning pool "Lilla ...
Ashfield, New South Wales - Landmarks - Swimming Pools
... Ashfield Aquatic Centre has 3 swimming pools ... The outdoor 50m pool is open all year round and heated in winter ... There is also a 25m indoor pool and a 33m water polo pool which was refurbished in 2009 ...
Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal - Pool
... A little-known summertime gem is the hospital's outdoor pool and patio located between the Hersey pavilion and Allan Memorial Institute ...

More definitions of "pool":

  • (noun): An organization of people or resources that can be shared.
    Example: "A car pool"; "a secretarial pool"; "when he was first hired he was assigned to the pool"
  • (noun): Any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets.
    Synonyms: pocket billiards
  • (noun): A small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid.
    Example: "The body lay in a pool of blood"
    Synonyms: puddle
  • (noun): Any communal combination of funds.
    Example: "Everyone contributed to the pool"
  • (noun): A small lake.
    Synonyms: pond
  • (noun): The combined stakes of the betters.
    Synonyms: kitty
  • (noun): An excavation that is (usually) filled with water.
  • (verb): Join or form a pool of people.
  • (verb): Combine into a common fund.
    Example: "We pooled resources"
  • (noun): An association of companies for some definite purpose.
    Synonyms: consortium, syndicate

Famous quotes containing the word pool:

    I caught a blackjack right behind my ear. A black pool opened up at my feet. I dived in. It had no bottom. I felt pretty good—like an amputated leg.
    John Paxton (1911–1985)

    ... this dream that men shall cease to waste strength in competition and shall come to pool their powers of production is coming to pass all over the earth.
    Jane Addams (1860–1935)

    I hate to say it, Cory, but as a pool player you make a fine speedboat mechanic.
    Blake Edwards (b. 1922)