pooling looks like it is a form of the word pool - View Conjugation
pool
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pool(
pul
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (place to swim)
a. la piscina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We swim at the pool every Saturday.Nadamos en la piscina todos los sábados.
b. la alberca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
The new pool can be used at night.La alberca nueva se puede utilizar por las noches.
c. la pileta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
The kids had a great time at the pool.Los niños la pasaron genial en la pileta.
2. (body of water)
a. la charca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We loved swimming in the forest pool as kids.De niños, nos encantaba nadar en la charca del bosque.
3. (puddle)
a. el charco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The dishwasher is leaking and now there's a pool of water on the kitchen floor.El lavaplatos está chorreando y ahora hay un charco de agua en el piso de la cocina.
4. (billiards)
a. el billar americano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He is very good at playing pool.Es muy bueno jugando al billar americano.
b. el pool
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I've taken up pool and play every Saturday with my friends.Me he aficionado al pool y juego todos los sábados con mis amigos.
5. (gambling)
a. el bote
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Who won this year's March Madness office pool?¿Quién ganó el bote de March Madness de la empresa este año?
b. el pozo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
With that card, I won the pool.Con aquella carta, me llevé el pozo.
6. (group)
a. el grupo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Are there any promising candidates in this applicant pool?¿Hay algún candidato prometedor en este grupo de aspirantes?
b. la reserva
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(supply)
They had a pool of genes at the lab.Tenían una reserva de genes en el laboratorio.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to join resources)
a. juntar
They pooled their money for the trip expenses.Juntaron su dinero para los gastos del viaje.
b. mancomunar
We'll be more efficient if we pool our efforts.Si mancomunamos nuestros esfuerzos, seremos más eficaces.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
8. (to form a puddle)
a. formar un charco
The rain pooled in the yard during the heavy downpour.La lluvia formó un charco en el patio durante el aguacero.
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pool
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (game)
a. el billar americano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
pool tablemesa de billar americano
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pool [puːl]
noun
1 (natural) charca (f); (artificial) estanque (m); (swimming pool) piscina (f); alberca (f); (Méx) pileta (f) (de natación); (S. Cone) (in river) pozo (m)
2 [of spilt liquid] charco (m); [of light] foco (m)
The lamps threw warm pools of light on the polished wood
modifier
pool attendant (n) encargadoaencargada (m) (f) de la piscina;a encargada
pool [puːl]
noun
1 (common fund) fondo (m) (común); (Cards) polla (f)
2 (supply, source) reserva (f); [of genes etc] fondo (m); reserva (f)
an untapped pool of ability una reserva de inteligencia no utilizada
3
the pools (Britain) (football pools) las quinielas; (Esp) to do the (football) pools hacer las quinielas
4 (form of snooker) billar (m) americano
to shoot pool (US) jugar al billar americano
that's dirty pool (US) eso no es jugar limpio
5 (Comm) fondos (m) comunes; (US) (monopoly, trust) consorcio (m)
coal and steel pool comunidad (f) de carbón y acero
transitive verb
juntar; poner en común
modifier
pool hall pool room (n) sala (f) de billar
pool table (n) mesa (f) de billar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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