noun 1. an alloy of copper and lead, formerly used for making plumbing fixtures, bearings, etc. 2. cast iron of a quality suitable for making pots. 3. a low-grade nonferrous alloy used for die casting. 4. Glassmaking.
noun 1. the realization of all one’s hopes and dreams; ultimate success, fulfillment, or happiness: to find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. 2. a sudden, huge windfall; sudden wealth: Your only chance for a pot of gold is to win the lottery.
[puh-toh-muh k] /pəˈtoʊ mək/ noun 1. a river flowing SE from the Allegheny Mountains in West Virginia, along the boundary between Maryland and Virginia to the Chesapeake Bay. 287 miles (460 km) long. 2. a city in central Maryland, near Washington, D.C. /pəˈtəʊmək/ noun 1. a river in the E central US, rising in the […]
[puh-tom-i-ter] /pəˈtɒm ɪ tər/ noun, Meteorology. 1. an instrument for measuring the amount of water that a plant loses through transpiration, consisting of a sealed vessel of water with a cutting inserted in such a way that moisture can escape only through absorption and transpiration. /pəˌtɒmɪtə/ noun 1. an apparatus that measures the rate of […]