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pounding

 
Noun pounding has 3 senses
  1. pounding, buffeting - repeated heavy blows
    --1 is a kind of bump, blow
  2. throb, throbbing, pounding - an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart); "he felt a throbbing in his head"
    --2 is a kind of pulse, pulsation, heartbeat, beat
    Derived form: verb pound4
  3. hammer, pound, hammering, pounding - the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows); "the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"; "the pounding of feet on the hallway"
    --3 is a kind of blow
    Derived form: verb pound1
Verb pound has 8 senses
  1. thump, pound, poke - hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument; "the salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist"
    --1 is one way to hit
    Derived forms: noun pound12, noun pounding3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. ram, ram down, pound - strike or drive against with a heavy impact; "ram the gate with a sledgehammer"; "pound on the door"
    --2 is one way to thrust
    Derived form: noun pound12
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  3. lumber, pound - move heavily or clumsily; "The heavy man lumbered across the room"
    --3 is one way to walk
    Sample sentence:
    The children pound to the playground
  4. beat, pound, thump - move rhythmically; "Her heart was beating fast"
    --4 is one way to move
    Derived form: noun pounding2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  5. pound, pound off - partition off into compartments; "The locks pound the water of the canal"
    --5 is one way to partition, partition off
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. pound, pound up - shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits; "The prisoners are safely pounded"
    --6 is one way to restrain, confine, hold
    Derived form: noun poundage4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  7. impound, pound - place or shut up in a pound; "pound the cows so they don't stray"
    --7 is one way to restrain, confine, hold
    Derived form: noun pound11
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  8. pound - break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle; "pound the roots with a heavy flat stone"
    --8 is one way to
    break up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentise
    Derived forms: noun pound12, noun pounder2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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