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Meaning of POUNDING

Pronunciation:  p'awnding

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows); "the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"; "the pounding of feet on the hallway"
  2. [n]  an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart); "he felt a throbbing in his head"
  3. [n]  repeated heavy blows

POUNDING is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: buffeting, hammer, hammering, pound, throb, throbbing
 See Also: beat, blow, blow, bump, heartbeat, pulsation, pulse



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pound"ing\, n.
1. The act of beating, bruising, or breaking up; a beating.

2. A pounded or pulverized substance. [R.] ``Covered with the
   poundings of these rocks.'' --J. S. Blackie.

Thesaurus Terms
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