[pots-dam; for 1 also German pawts-dahm] /ˈpɒts dæm; for 1 also German ˈpɔts dɑm/
a city in and the capital of Brandenburg, in NE Germany, SW of Berlin: formerly the residence of German emperors; wartime conference July–August 1945 of Truman, Stalin, Churchill, and later, Attlee.
a town in N New York.
[bran-duh n-burg; German brahn-duh n-boo rk] /ˈbræn dənˌbɜrg; German ˈbrɑn dənˌbʊərk/
a state in NE central Germany. 10,039 sq. mi. (26,000 sq. km).
a city in NE Germany.
/ˈpɒtsdæm; German ˈpɔtsdam/
a city in Germany, the capital of Brandenburg on the Havel River: residence of Prussian kings and German emperors and scene of the Potsdam Conference of 1945, at which the main Allied powers agreed on a plan to occupy Germany at the end of the Second World War. Pop: 144 979 (2003 est)
/ˈbrændənˌbɜːɡ; German ˈbrandənbʊrk/
a state in NE Germany, part of East Germany until 1990. A former electorate, it expanded under the Hohenzollerns to become the kingdom of Prussia (1701). The district east of the Oder River became Polish in 1945. Capital: Potsdam. Pop: 2 575 000 (2003 est). Area: 29 481 sq km (11 219 sq miles)
a city in NE Germany: former capital of the Prussian province of Brandenburg. Pop: 75 485 (2003 est)
town in Germany, first recorded 993 as Poztupimi; the name is Slavic, the first element is po “by near,” the second element evidently was influenced by Dutch names in -dam. The Potsdam Conference of the victorious Allies in World War II was held July 17-Aug. 2, 1945, to decide the fate of Germany.
region in northeastern Germany, traditionally said to be ultimately from Slavic, but perhaps German and meaning literally “burned fortress,” or else from a Celtic proper name.
[pot-shot] /ˈpɒtˌʃɒt/ noun 1. a fired at game merely for food, with little regard to skill or the rules of sport. 2. a shot at an animal or person within easy range, as from ambush. 3. a casual or aimless shot. 4. a random or incidental criticism: to take a potshot at military spending in […]
noun 1. the spinning of rayon filaments in a centrifugal box.
[pot-stik-er] /ˈpɒtˌstɪk ər/ noun 1. a pan-fried and steamed Chinese dumpling with a ground meat or vegetable filling. noun See pot sticker
noun 1. a simple and sometimes primitive type of still, used especially in the making of cognac, corn liquor, and malt Scotch whisky. noun 1. a type of still used in distilling whisky in which heat is applied directly to the pot in which the wash is contained