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pot

1
1. the amount that a pot will hold; potful
2. a handmade piece of pottery
3. a large mug or tankard, as for beer
4. the money or stakes in the pool in gambling games, esp poker
5. a wicker trap for catching fish, esp crustaceans
6. Billiards Snooker a shot by which a ball is pocketed
7. US informal a joint fund created by a group of individuals or enterprises and drawn upon by them for specified purposes
8. Hunting See pot shot
9. See potbelly

pot

2
a. Scot and northern English dialect a deep hole or pothole
b. (capital when part of a name): Pen-y-Ghent Pot

pot

3
Slang cannabis used as a drug in any form, such as leaves (marijuana or hemp) or resin (hashish)

What does it mean when you dream about a pot?

A symbol of female sexuality. We could be dreaming about “cooking up” something, or about examining one’s emotions close up. We can create things in a pot, but a “chamber pot” can also receive our waste materials. Pots are used in many idiomatic expressions, and a dream might be drawing on one of these meanings: “pot luck,” “pot calling the kettle black,” “a watched pot never boils,” “doesn’t have a pot to piss in,” “a melting pot,” etc.

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pot

(POTentiometer) See variable resistor.
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10 years ago A SUSPECTED sniper who was taking pot-shots at a train could have led to disaster, transport police warned.
He was spotted taking pot-shots with an air rifle at people walking their pets through Middle Herrington Park in Sunderland.
PC Millar, 41, had an exemplary record with nearly 23 years in Cheshire Police and had been put up for a national bravery award after tackling a deranged woman taking pot-shots at people with a gun in an incident in 2008.
Some detractors have been taking unnecessary pot-shots at the majority of the industry in an attempt to gain unnecessary tighter regulations.
Manchester United were at the top and people were always taking pot-shots at them.
It takes pot-shots at Saddam Hussein's barbarity but isn't exactly kind about America either.
Coun Mick Rice (Lab Sparkbrook) complained that Birmingham representatives in the Commons were obsessed with taking pot-shots at the city council rather than fighting for the city.
A MAD air gunner is taking pot-shots at drunks in a Scots town.
The days of hiding behind trees and logs and taking pot-shots at guys in red coats standing together in the open are gone.