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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pound v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Pounding.]
 1. To strike repeatedly with some heavy instrument; to beat.
    With cruel blows she pounds her blubbered cheeks.   --Dryden.
 2. To comminute and pulverize by beating; to bruise or break into fine particles with a pestle or other heavy instrument; as, to pound spice or salt.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pound·ing n.
 1. The act of beating, bruising, or breaking up; a beating.
 2. A pounded or pulverized substance. [R.] “Covered with the poundings of these rocks.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: repeated heavy blows [syn: buffeting]
      2: an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart); "he
         felt a throbbing in his head" [syn: throb, throbbing]
      3: the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows); "the
         sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"; "the
         pounding of feet on the hallway" [syn: hammer, pound,