pot - definición en el diccionario inglés británico y tesauro - Cambridge Dictionaries Online
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “pot” en inglés

See all translations

potnoun

uk   /pɒt/  us   /pɑːt/

pot noun (CONTAINER)

B1 [C] any of various types of container, usually round, especially one used for cooking food: Fill a large pot with salted water and bring it to the boil. There's plenty of cupboard space in the kitchen for all your pots and pans.
See also
B1 [C] mainly UK any of different types of containers, with or without a lid, especially for storing food or liquids: a pot of cream/jam/paint/inkB1 [C] a flowerpot : a terracotta plant pot Most lilies grow well in pots. [C] the amount that is contained inside a pot: I've just drunk a whole pot of tea! She'd made a large pot of chicken soup. [C] used in combination to refer to a container of a stated type: a coffee pot a flowerpot a teapot [C] a dish, bowl, etc. made by hand out of claypots of sth a large amount of something: She's got pots of money (= she's very rich).
More examples

pot noun (TOILET)

[C] a potty (= bowl used by children as a toilet)

pot noun (DRUG)

[U] US slang or UK slang →  cannabis : a pot smoker

pot noun (STOMACH)

[C usually singular] mainly humorous a potbelly

pot noun (BAD STATE)

go to pot informal to be damaged or spoiled because people are not working hard on it or caring for it: I'm afraid I've let the garden go to pot this summer.

pot noun (HIT BALL)

[C] UK an act of hitting a ball into a hole, especially in games such as snooker: Dawson made a difficult pot look very easy.

potverb

uk   /pɒt/  us   /pɑːt/ (-tt-)

pot verb (SHOOT)

[I or T] mainly UK to shoot birds or small animals for food, or to shoot (at) them without taking careful aim: He strolled through the fields, potting (at) the occasional rabbit.

pot verb (HIT BALL)

[T] UK in games such as snooker, to hit a ball so that it falls into one of the holes at the edge of the table

pot verb (PUT IN CONTAINER)

[T] to put a plant into a container to grow: I'm just going to pot (up) these seedlings.
(Definition of pot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de pot
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “pot” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día
lap

to go past someone in a race who has been round the track one less time than you

Palabra del día

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Aprende más 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Aprende más