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1 metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid
2 a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination [syn: toilet, can, commode, crapper, potty, stool, throne]
3 the quantity contained in a pot [syn: potful]
4 a container in which plants are cultivated [syn: flowerpot]
5 (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty" [syn: batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, muckle, peck, pile, plenty, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad, whole lot, whole slew]
6 the cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker) [syn: jackpot, kitty]
7 slang terms for a paunch [syn: potbelly, bay window, corporation, tummy]
8 a resistor with three terminals, the third being an adjustable center terminal; used to adjust voltages in radios and TV sets [syn: potentiometer]
9 street names for marijuana [syn: grass, green goddess, dope, weed, gage, sess, sens, smoke, skunk, locoweed, Mary Jane] v : plant in a pot; "He potted the palm" [also: potting, potted]potted adj
1 of plants; planted or grown in a pot; "potted geraniums" [ant: unpotted]
2 preserved in a pot or can or jar; "potted meat"; "potted shrimp"
3 (British informal) summarized or abridged; "a potted version of a novel"potted See pot

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