from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A still body of water smaller than a lake.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An inland body of standing water, either natural or man-made, that is smaller than a lake.
- n. The Atlantic Ocean. Especially in across the pond.
- v. To block the flow of water so that it can escape only through evaporation or seepage; to dam.
- v. To ponder.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A body of water, naturally or artificially confined, and usually of less extent than a lake.
- transitive v. To make into a pond; to collect, as water, in a pond by damming.
- transitive v. To ponder.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To dam or pen up; make into a pond by damming: collect in a pond by stopping the current of a river.
- To form pools or ponds; collect in the manner of water in a pond.
- To ponder.
- n. A body of water, natural or artificial, of less extent than a lake: as, a mill-pond.
- n. A Middle English form of pound.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small lake
On a long drive back and forth from Clackamas Lake a body of water, which at best, merits the term pond I gave it another listen.
The Institute drove home just how small this pond is and made me very glad to be swimming in it.
In a very real way, the pond is a part of everybody's backyard, it's a very suburbanized bit of ocean, and the birds in the neighborhood are mostly suburban not ocean-going birds.
Sometimes a walk around the pond is actually a barefoot wade through the pond.
Dare I say that these days crossing either pond is almost the only way to find humble gems of the genre.
The water in a pond is at equilibrium when the surface is undisturbed.
Across the pond is a sandy point that will never be built on because the property is held in trust.
This pond is then colonised by other photos tagged with the same thing [and new, unique, emergent connections to other photos are made by tags related to, or connected with the tag that creates this particular pond].
In the centre of the pond is an enclosure with house attached.
"If you artificially stop the foreclosure process, that's like turning on the garden hose to fill your pool, then saying the pond is filling up too fast, so you just kink the hose and say there, I've stopped the problem," he said.