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pocket

1. Billiards Snooker any of the six holes with pouches or nets let into the corners and sides of a billiard table
2. Australian Rules football a player in one of two side positions at the ends of the ground
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Pocket

A recess in a wall to allow passage of a sliding door hanging on a track.
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What does it mean when you dream about a pocket?

A pocket can be a symbol of female sexuality. In a dream, a pocket might contain our possessions or, alternatively, things that we hide or keep secret. A dream about pockets might also be alluding to the meaning of certain idioms, such as someone “lining their own pockets,” “burning a hole in one’s pocket,” “deep pockets,” or “to be in someone’s pocket.”.

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pocket

[′päk·ət]
(building construction)
A recess in a wall designed to receive a folding or sliding door in the open position.
(civil engineering)
A recess made in masonry to receive the end of a beam.
(computer science)
One of the several receptacles into which punched cards are fed by a card sorter.
(geology)
A cavity that contains a deposit such as a gas or an ore.
An enclosed or sheltered place along a coast, such as a reentrant between rocky, cliffed headlands or a bight on a lee shore.
(mining engineering)
A receptacle from which coal, ore, or waste is loaded into wagons or cars.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pocket

1. A recess in masonry to receive the end of a beam.
2. The slot in the pulley stile of a double-hung window frame, through which the sash weight is passed into the sash weight channel; a sash pocket.
3. A recess at the head or jamb of a wall opening to receive a curtain.
4. A recess in the interior jamb of a window to receive a folding shutter when open.
5. A recess in a wall to receive a folding door in the open position.
6.See stage pocket.
7. A well-defined opening between the annual rings which develops during the growth of a tree.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Pockets

(dreams)
From a Freudian point of view, pockets may symbolize the female reproductive organs. However, for many people this dream may have an entirely different meaning. The pockets in your dreams could represent those things that you keep just for yourself: your memory, your secrecy, your valuable possessions, or your inner resources. If you were hiding your hands in the pockets, it suggests that you may feel a degree of helplessness or guilt in regard to some situation in daily life.
Bedside Dream Dictionary by Silvana Amar Copyright © 2007 by Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Table 1: Implant placed positions and definition of alveolar bone resorption (periodontal pocket dimensions) for incisor, premolar, and molar.
GCF is an inflammatory exudate that seeps into gingival crevices or periodontal pockets around teeth with inflamed gingiva, contains a variety of constituents including leukocytes (mainly neutrophils), antibodies, complements proteins, enzymes, and cytokines (16).
In patients of the control group, the periodontal pocket was missing; the average value of the performance of the current was obtained as 262 micro Joules ([micro]J) (Table 2).
Franzen, "Laser supported reduction of specific microorganisms in the periodontal pocket with the aid of an Er,Cr:YSGG Laser: A Pilot Study," Scientific World Journal, vol.
A paper strip (Whatman, Maidstone, UK) was then inserted into the respective periodontal pocket until mild resistance was felt and was then left in place for 30 seconds.
Result: There was significant reduction (pless than0.01) observed in periodontal pocket depth and Bleeding Index incase of Doxycycline, Metronidazole combination in comparison to Amoxicillin, Metronidazole combination.
In cases of chronic periodontitis, a local antibiotic/antimicrobial may be placed directly into the periodontal pocket in the form of fibers, chips, gels or microspheres containing powder encapsulated in a polymer.
The PSI was taken with the WHO probe which was inserted into the periodontal pocket in the apical direction parallel to the tooth axis [11, 12].

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