Translation of "pool" - English-Italian dictionary


noun uk /puːl/ us /pul/

A2 an area of water that has been made for people to swim in

The hotel has two outdoor pools. L’albergo ha due piscine all’aperto.

B1 [ no plural ] a game in which you use a long stick to hit balls into holes around the edge of a table

gioco di biliardo, pool
We played pool all evening. Abbiamo giocato a biliardo tutta la sera.

a small area of water or other liquid on a surface

pozza, laghetto
a pool of blood una pozza di sangue
verb uk /puːl/ us /pul/

to collect something together so that it can be shared or used for a particular purpose.

mettere in un fondo comune
Several villages pooled their resources to set up a building project. Parecchi paesi hanno formato un consorzio per iniziare un progetto edilizio.

(Translation of “pool” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)