a symbol (£) for “pound” or “pounds” as a monetary unit of the United Kingdom.
a symbol (#) for “pound” or “pounds” as a unit of weight or mass:
20# bond paper stock.
the symbol (#) used for various purposes.
- Pound something out
verb phrase To work hard at a keyboard: pounds out the great American novel at night
noun 1. 2 (def 3). noun 1. the official name for the standard monetary unit of the United Kingdom See pound3 (sense 5)
- Pound the books
verb phrase To study hard; hit the books (1935+ Students)
[pawr, pohr] /pɔr, poʊr/ verb (used with object) 1. to send (a liquid, fluid, or anything in loose particles) flowing or falling, as from one container to another, or into, over, or on something: to pour a glass of milk; to pour water on a plant. 2. to emit or propel, especially continuously or rapidly: […]