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noun pool pronunciation in British English /puːl/
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  1. 2
    [uncountable] a game in which two players hit balls into holes at the edges of a table using a long stick called a cue. Pool is similar to snooker and billiards but is played on a smaller table.
  2. 3
    [countable] a small area of light
    pool of:

    The sun cast a small pool of light on the dirty floor.

  3. 5
    [countable] a group of people who are available to work

    recruiting from the graduate pool

    See also typing pool


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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