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  Definition of pocket
  1. a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
  2. an opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck
  3. (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican)
  4. a small isolated group of people; "they were concentrated in pockets inside the city"; "the battle was won except for cleaning up pockets of resistance"
  5. a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly
  6. a supply of money; "they dipped into the taxpayers'' pockets"
  7. a hollow concave shape made by removing something
  8. (bowling) the space between the headpin and the pins next bnehind it on the right or left; "the ball hit the pocket and gave him a perfect strike"
  9. an enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air"
  10. put in one''s pocket; "He pocketed the change"
  11. take unlawfully
Similar Words: pouch, air pocket, air hole, scoop, sac, sack, bag

 

Hyponyms: breast pocket, hip pocket, patch pocket, slash pocket, vest pocket, corner pocket, side pocket, gizzard, ventriculus, gastric mill, utricle, utriculus, auricle, atrial auricle, auricula atrii, auricula, auricular appendage, auricular appendix, cheek pouch, marsupium, scrotum

 

Part Meronyms: garment, pool table, billiard table, snooker table

 

Derivational Morphology: bag, scoop, scoop out, lift out, scoop up, take up

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 口袋   Dutch: zak  
Finnish: tasku   French: poche  
German: Tasche   Greek: βαλάντιο  
Hebrew: כיס   Hungarian: zseb  
Italian: tasca   Japanese: ポケット  
Korean: 호주머니   Kurdish: گیرفان  
Latvian: kabata   Polish: kieszeń  
Portuguese: bolso   Russian: карман  
Slovene: žep   Spanish: bolsillo  
Swedish: ficka   Turkish: cep  
 
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