- ponds used 3 times.
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- H98 Used 3 times
POND, noun [Latin pono; pontus, the sea.]
1. A body of stagnant water without an outlet, larger than a puddle, and smaller than a lake; or a like body of water with a small outlet. In the United States, we give this name to collections of water in the interior country, which are fed by springs, and from which issues a small stream. These ponds are often a mile or two or even more in length, and the current issuing from them is used to drive the wheels of mills and furnaces.
2. A collection of water raised in a river by a dam, for the purpose of propelling mill-wheels. These artificial ponds are called mill-ponds.
POND for fist. [See Fish-pond.]
POND, verb transitive [from the noun.] To make a pond; to collect in a pond by stopping the current of a river.
POND, verb transitive To ponder. [Not in use.]
PON'DER, verb transitive [Latin pondero, from pondo, pondus, a pound; pendeo, pendo, to weigh.]
1. To weigh in the mind; to consider and compare the circumstances or consequences of an event, or the importance of the reasons for or against a decision.
Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart. Luke 2:19.
2. To view with deliberation; to examine.
Ponder the path of thy feet. Proverbs 4:26.
The Lord pondereth the hearts. Proverbs 21:2.
To ponder on, is sometimes used, but is not be to countenanced.
PON'DERABLE, adjective That may be weighed; capable of being weighed.
PON'DERAL, adjective [from Latin pondus, weight.] Estimated or ascertained by weight, as distinguished from numeral; as a ponderal drachma.
PON'DERANCE, noun Weight; gravity.
PON'DERATE, verb transitive To weigh in the mind; to consider. [Not in use.]
PONDERA'TION, noun The act of weighing. [Little used.]
PON'DERED, participle passive Weighed in the mind; considered; examined by intellectual operation.
PON'DERER, noun One that weighs in his mind.
PON'DERING, participle present tense Weighing intellectually; considering; deliberating on.
PON'DERINGLY, adverb With consideration or deliberation.
PONDEROS'ITY, noun Weight; gravity; heaviness.
PON'DEROUS, adjective [Latin ponderosus.]
1. Very heavy; weighty; as a ponderous shield; a ponderous load.
2. Important; momentous; as a ponderous project. [This application of the word is unusual.]
3. Forcible; strongly impulsive; as a motion vehement or ponderous; a ponderous blow.
Ponderous spar, heavy spar, or baryte.
PON'DEROUSLY, adverb With great weight.
PON'DEROUSNESS, noun Weight; heaviness; gravity.
POND'-WEED, noun [pond and weed.] A plant of the genus Potamogeton. The triple-headed pond-weed is of the genus Zannichellia.