Meaning of “pounding” in the English Dictionary

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poundingnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈpɑʊn·dɪŋ/

pounding noun [ C/U ] (HIT)

the sound, feeling, or action of something beating repeatedly:

[ U ] The pounding in her chest was loud.
[ U ] All that pounding from running really isn’t good for your knees.
[ C ] fig. The dollar’s going to take a pounding (= its value will be damaged).

(Definition of “pounding” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)