Noun Definition

pocket

1.Definition: (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican)

Related Noun(s):pouch

Category: General

2.Definition: (bowling) the space between the headpin and the pins behind it on the right or left

"The ball hit the pocket and gave him a perfect strike"

Category: General

3.Definition: a hollow concave shape made by removing something

Related Noun(s):scoop

Category: General

4.Definition: a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly

Category: General

5.Definition: a small isolated group of people

"They were concentrated in pockets inside the city", "The battle was won except for cleaning up pockets of resistance"

Category: General

6.Definition: a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles

Category: Objects

7.Definition: a supply of money

"They dipped into the taxpayers' pockets"

Category: General

8.Definition: an enclosed space

"The trapped miners found a pocket of air"

Related Noun(s):pouch, sack, sac

Category: General

9.Definition: an opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck

Category: Objects