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Overview of noun pounding

The noun pounding has 3 senses

  • pounding, buffeting -- (repeated heavy blows)

  • throb, throbbing, pounding -- (an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart); "he felt a throbbing in his head")

  • hammer, pound, hammering, pounding -- (the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows); "the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"; "the pounding of feet on the hallway")

Overview of verb pound

The verb pound has 8 senses

  • thump, pound, poke -- (hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument; "the salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist")

  • ram, ram down, pound -- (strike or drive against with a heavy impact; "ram the gate with a sledgehammer"; "pound on the door")

  • lumber, pound -- (move heavily or clumsily; "The heavy man lumbered across the room")

  • beat, pound, thump -- (move rhythmically; "Her heart was beating fast")

  • pound, pound off -- (partition off into compartments; "The locks pound the water of the canal")

  • pound, pound up -- (shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits; "The prisoners are safely pounded")

  • impound, pound -- (place or shut up in a pound; "pound the cows so they don't stray")

  • pound -- (break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle; "pound the roots with a heavy flat stone")