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"pocket" Meaning in English

1. in anatomy, a saclike structure in animals, for example marsupials, gophers, or pelicans
Part of speech : noun
Example : Pelicans can fit fish into their pockets.
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2. a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly
Part of speech : noun
Example : The passengers screamed when the plane hit a pocket.
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3. a hollow concave shape made by removing something
Part of speech : noun
Example : I made a pocket in the mashed potato, into which I poured gravy.
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4. an enclosed space
Part of speech : noun
Example : The trapped miners found a pocket of air.
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5. to take unlawfully
Part of speech : verb
Example : I pocketed the ring and ran out of the store.
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6. a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
Part of speech : noun
Example : My trousers had four pockets – two at the front and two at the back.
7. an opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck
Part of speech : noun
Example : I sunk three balls in the far-right pocket.
8. a small isolated group of people
Part of speech : noun
Example : They were concentrated in pockets inside the city.
9. a supply of money
Part of speech : noun
Example : They dipped into the taxpayers' pockets.
10. in bowling, the space between the headpin and the pins behind it on the right or left
Part of speech : noun
Example : The ball hit the pocket and gave them a perfect strike.
11. to put in one's pocket
Part of speech : verb
Example : I pocketed the change.

Translation for "pocket"

pocket meaning in Spanish : bolsillo
  • pocket meaning in German : Tasche
  • pocket meaning in Japanese : ポケット
  • pocket meaning in Turkish : cep
  • pocket meaning in Chinese : 口袋
  • pocket meaning in Arabic : جيب
  • pocket meaning in Polish : kieszeń
  • pocket meaning in Hindi : जेब
  • pocket meaning in French : poche
  • pocket meaning in Russian : карман
  • pocket meaning in Tamil : பாக்கெட்
  • pocket meaning in Telugu : జేబులో
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