a body of water smaller than a lake, sometimes artificially formed, as by damming a stream.
the pond, Informal. the Atlantic Ocean: American companies are finding business is different on the other side of the pond.
(especially of water) to collect into a pond or large puddle: to prevent rainwater from ponding on the roof.
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British Dictionary definitions for pond
a pool of still water, often artificially created
(in combination): a fishpond
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Scientific definitions for pond
An inland body of standing water that is smaller than a lake. Natural ponds form in small depressions and are usually shallow enough to support rooted vegetation across most or all of their areas.
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Other Idioms and Phrases with pond
see big fish in a small pond; little frog in a big pond.
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