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pool1 British & World English

A small area of still water, typically one formed naturally

pool2 British & World English

A shared supply of vehicles or resources to be drawn on when needed

pool1 English Thesaurus

pools of water in the fields after the rain

pool2 English Thesaurus

a car pool

dark pool British & World English

A private securities exchange in which investors, typically large financial institutions, are able to make trades anonymously

gene pool British & World English

The stock of different genes in an interbreeding population

lap pool British & World English

A swimming pool specially designed or designated for swimming laps

moon pool British & World English

A shaft through the bottom of a drilling ship, oil rig, etc. for lowering and raising equipment into or from the water

pool hall British & World English

A place where pool is played

rock pool British & World English

A pool of water among rocks, typically along a shoreline

blind pool British & World English

A company that sells stock without specifying how invested money will be spent

dirty pool British & World English

Dishonest, unfair, or unsportsmanlike conduct

plunge pool British & World English

A deep basin excavated at the foot of a waterfall by the action of the falling water

wading pool British & World English

North American term for paddling pool.

birthing pool British & World English

A large bath in which a woman may give birth

football pool British & World English

A form of gambling on the results of football matches, the winners receiving large sums accumulated from entry money

infinity pool British & World English

A swimming pool whose positioning gives the impression that it merges into the surrounding landscape, especially the sea

paddling pool British & World English

A shallow artificial pool for children to paddle in

straight pool British & World English

A form of pool in which the players specify the ball they plan to pocket and which pocket the ball will drop into before taking a shot

swimming pool British & World English

An artificial pool for swimming in

carpool British & World English

An arrangement between people to make a regular journey in a single vehicle, typically with each person taking turns to drive the others

spa bath in spa British & World English

A bath containing hot aerated water

poolroom British & World English

A place for playing pool

poolside British & World English

The area adjoining a swimming pool

numbers pool in numbers game British & World English

A lottery based on the occurrence of unpredictable numbers in the results of races, a lottery, etc.

eight ball British & World English

A variety of the game of pool