Noun: pocket pó-kit
Verb: pocket pó-kit
- A small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
- An enclosed space
"the trapped miners found a pocket of air";
- pouch, sac, sack
- A supply of money
"they dipped into the taxpayers' pockets"
- (bowling) the space between the headpin and the pins behind it on the right or left
"the ball hit the pocket and gave him a perfect strike"
- A hollow concave shape made by removing something
- A local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly
- air pocket, air hole
- 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"
- (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial, gopher or pelican)
- An opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck
- (American football) the region directly behind the offensive line in which the quarterback executes plays
- Put in one's pocket
"He pocketed the change"
- Take unlawfully
Derived forms: pocketed, pockets, pocketing
Type of: atmospheric phenomenon, cash in hand, cavity, concave shape, concavity, enclosed space, finances, funds, gap, incurvation, incurvature, monetary resource, opening, pecuniary resource, people, pouch, sac, space, steal, take
Part of: billiard table, garment, pool table, snooker table
Encyclopedia: Pocket, Sacramento, California