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Definizione monolingua e traduzione pocket



Inglese grammatica

pocket


Verb

pocket (third-person singular simple present pockets, present participle pocketing, simple past and past participle pocketed)


  1. To put (something) into a pocket.
  2. (sports, billiards, snooker, pool) To cause a ball to go into one of the pockets of the table; to complete a shot.
  3. (slang) To take and keep (especially money) that which is not ones own.
  4. (slang) To shoplift, to steal.
Noun

pocket (plural pockets)


  1. A bag stitched to an item of clothing, used for carrying small items.
  2. (sports, billiards, pool, snooker) An indention and cavity with a net sack or similar structure (into which the balls are to be struck) at each corner and one centered on each side of a pool or snooker table.
  3. An enclosed volume of one substance surrounded by another.
    The drilling expedition discovered a pocket of natural gas.
  4. An area of land surrounded by a loop of a river (Australian English)
  5. (Australian rules football) The area of the field to the side of the goal posts (four pockets in total on the field, one to each side of the goals at each end of the ground). The pocket is only a roughly defined area, extending from the behind post, at an angle, to perhaps about 30 meters out.
  6. (American Football) The region directly behind the offensive line in which the quarterback executes plays.
  7. (military) An area where military units are completely surrounded by enemy units.
  8. (rugby) This word needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    • 2011 October 1, Tom Fordyce, “Rugby World Cup 2011: England 16-12 Scotland”, BBC Sport:
      Matt Stevens was crumpled by Euan Murray in another scrum, allowing Parks to kick for the corner, and when Richie Grays clean take from the subsequent line-out set up a series of drives under the posts, Parks was back in the pocket to belt over a drop-goal to make it 9-3 at the interval.
Adjective

pocket (not comparable)


  1. Of a size suitable for putting into a pocket.
    pocket dictionary
  2. Smaller or more compact than usual.
    pocket battleship
  3. (Texas holdem poker) Referring to the two initial hole cards.
    A pocket pair of kings.
Traduzione italiano tasca |buca |sacca |rubare |casella |intascare |nascondere |saccoccia |soffocare |tascabile |taschino |


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