Who is pound?

  • (noun): The act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows).
    Synonyms: hammer, hammering, pounding
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on pound, pounds:

List Of British Ordnance Terms - Pounder
... this period continued to be categorised by their pound rating, the weight in pounds of the shell that they fired, rather than by their bore ... A gun firing, for example, a 32-pound round was described as a 32-pounder, abbreviated pdr ... A rough pound rating to bore conversion for that time is 1 pounder-37mm, 2 pounder-40mm, 3 pounder-47mm, 6 pounder-57mm, 17 pounder-76.2mm, 25 pounder-87.6mm, 60 pounder-127mm ...
Malawian Pound
... The pound was the currency of Malaŵi until 1971 ... (then Nyasaland) used the Southern Rhodesian pound ... a new currency was introduced, the Rhodesia and Nyasaland pound ...
Pound - People With The Surname
... Cuthbert Winfred Pound (1864–1935), American lawyer and politician from New York Dick Pound (born 1942), Canadian lawyer Dudley Pound (1877–1943), British naval officer Ezra Pound (1885–1972), American ... Pound (1833–1914), Wisconsin politician ...
Penny Sterling
... (plural pence, abbreviation p) is a subdivision of pound sterling, the currency for the United Kingdom ... It is currently 1⁄100 of a pound, but historically was 1⁄240 of a pound (old penny sterling) ... Stocks are often traded in pence rather than pounds and stock exchanges often use GBX to indicate that this is the case for the given stock rather than use the ISO 4217 currency ...
Steven Pound - Media Involvement
... Stephen Pound agreed to sponsor in parliament whichever idea eventually won the final vote ... (The controversial farmer Tony Martin was still very much in the news.) Stephen Pound’s on-air reaction to the result was that, "The people have spoken — the bastards" ... In May 2005, Pound appeared on British TV quiz show Have I Got News For You and in December of that year in a special edition of University Challenge ...

More definitions of "pound":

  • (noun): 16 ounces.
    Synonyms: lb
  • (noun): The basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters.
    Synonyms: Egyptian pound
  • (noun): A nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec.
    Synonyms: lbf.
  • (noun): A public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs.
    Example: "Unlicensed dogs will be taken to the pound"
    Synonyms: dog pound
  • (verb): Shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits.
    Synonyms: pound up
  • (verb): Strike or drive against with a heavy impact.
    Example: "Pound on the door"
    Synonyms: ram, ram down
  • (verb): Partition off into compartments.
    Example: "The locks pound the water of the canal"
    Synonyms: pound off
  • (noun): The basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters.
    Synonyms: Sudanese pound
  • (verb): Break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle.
    Example: "Pound the roots with a heavy flat stone"
  • (verb): Move rhythmically.
    Synonyms: beat, thump
  • (noun): The basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters.
    Synonyms: Lebanese pound
  • (noun): United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972).
    Synonyms: Ezra Pound, Ezra Loomis Pound
  • (verb): Move heavily or clumsily.
    Synonyms: lumber
  • (noun): The basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters.
    Synonyms: Syrian pound
  • (noun): The basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents.
    Synonyms: Cypriot pound
  • (verb): Hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument.
    Synonyms: thump, poke
  • (verb): Place or shut up in a pound.
    Example: "Pound the cows so they don't stray"
    Synonyms: impound

Famous quotes containing the word pound:

    If the individual, or heretic, gets hold of some essential truth, or sees some error in the system being practised, he commits so many marginal errors himself that he is worn out before he can establish his point.
    —Ezra Pound (1885–1972)

    His true Penelope was Flaubert,
    —Ezra Pound (1885–1972)

    Hell grant soon we hear again the swords clash!
    And the shrill neighs of destriers in battle rejoicing,
    Spiked breast to spiked breast opposing!
    —Ezra Pound (1885–1972)