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pool
  • noun
    A small area of still water, typically one formed naturally. (The natural lake water interchanges with the pool area water, keeping it clean.)
  • noun
    A supply of vehicles or goods available for use when needed. (the oldest vehicle in the motor pool)
    A form of billiards in which the object is to pocket all the balls with a cue ball. There are many versions of the game, e.g. straight pool or eight ball. (However, the hall will remain open on Thursday nights and Saturday nights during the summer for anyone who wants a game of pool, snooker or billiards.)
    A group of contestants who compete against each other in a tournament for the right to advance to the next round. (the sides in Pool A)
    An arrangement, illegal in many countries, between competing parties to fix prices or rates and share business in order to eliminate competition. (pool arrangements by the competing networks reduce individual costs)

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