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Meaning of pool

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: an excavation that is (usually) filled with water
      2: a small lake; "the pond was too small for sailing" [syn:
         {pond}, {pool}]
      3: an organization of people or resources that can be shared; "a
         car pool"; "a secretarial pool"; "when he was first hired he
         was assigned to the pool"
      4: an association of companies for some definite purpose [syn:
         {consortium}, {pool}, {syndicate}]
      5: any communal combination of funds; "everyone contributed to
         the pool"
      6: a small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid;
         "there were puddles of muddy water in the road after the
         rain"; "the body lay in a pool of blood" [syn: {pool},
      7: the combined stakes of the betters [syn: {pool}, {kitty}]
      8: something resembling a pool of liquid; "he stood in a pool of
         light"; "his chair sat in a puddle of books and magazines"
         [syn: {pool}, {puddle}]
      9: any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets
         [syn: {pool}, {pocket billiards}]
      v 1: combine into a common fund; "We pooled resources"
      2: join or form a pool of people

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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