[puh-toh-muh k] /pəˈtoʊ mək/
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.
a city in central Maryland, near Washington, D.C.
a river in the E central US, rising in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia: flows northeast, then generally southeast to Chesapeake Bay. Length (from the confluence of headstreams): 462 km (287 miles)
river in eastern U.S., from Algonquian Patowmeck, originally the name of a native village in Virginia, perhaps literally “something brought.”
[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 […]
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verb 1. (transitive, adverb) to transfer (a plant) to a larger flowerpot
[poh-too] /poʊˈtu/ noun, plural potoos. 1. any of several nocturnal birds of the family Nyctibiidae, of Mexico and Central and South America, related to the goatsuckers.
[poh-tuh-roo] /ˌpoʊ təˈru/ noun, plural potoroos. 1. any of several small, ratlike kangaroos of the genus Potorous, of Australia. /ˌpɒtəˈruː/ noun 1. another name for kangaroo rat