from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In billiards, the act of holing a ball.
  • noun In horticulture, the transfer of plants from beds or benches to flower-pots, or from one pot to another.
  • noun The operation of putting up cooked and seasoned meats in pots, where they are preserved by the action of the salt, spices, etc., with which they are prepared, and by the exclusion of air.
  • noun In sugar manufacturing, the act or operation of transferring raw sugar from the crystallizing-pans to perforated casks.
  • noun In sulphuric-acid manuf., the placing of pots containing either potassium nitrate or sodium nitrate and sulphuric acid in the kilns used for the manufacture of sulphuric acid from sulphurous acid obtained from the combustion of sulphur in air.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Tippling.
  • noun The act of placing in a pot
  • noun West Indies The process of putting sugar in casks for cleansing and draining.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of pot.


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