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The basic monetary unit of the UK, equal to 100 pence
“I want to take advantage of the relative values of the pound sterling and the Australian dollar.”
A place where stray animals, especially dogs, may be officially taken and kept until claimed by their owners
“The municipality will take steps to stop people adopting animals from the pound and then releasing them back on the streets.”
A hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument
“… give the nail a final pound with the hammer.”
Sixteen ounces/.454 kilograms of weight
Strike or hit heavily and repeatedly
“She narrowed her eyes and turned to the door, wanting to pound whoever was out there.”
To reduce to fine particles
“Using a mortar and pestle, pound the white peppercorns, cilantro roots and garlic cloves into a thick paste, adding each ingredient one at a time.”
Walk or run with heavy steps
“I could hear ten pairs of heavy feet pound past me as Julius yanked me up.”
Beat or throb with a strong regular rhythm
“His heart began to pound loudly in his ears as the woman perused his features blankly.”
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