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pot

slang Marijuana. I smoked a little pot when I was in college, but I never touched anything harder than that. He got arrested for dealing pot.

the pot

1. slang A toilet. I was on the pot when the doorbell rang, so I couldn't answer it.
2. informal A sum of money collected communally. We each paid $10 into the pot each month, with the aim of having enough to buy a new coffee machine for the office at the end of the year. Let's all put in a $5 wager. Whoever guesses the outcome right wins the pot, deal?
3. In gambling games like poker, the sum of money that players wager during a hand. I thought I would win the pot with my four of a kind, but Tom won it all with a straight flush.
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pot

1. n. a toilet. (Usually with the.) Jimmy’s on the pot, Mommy.
2. n. a drinking vessel. (Old but still heard.) How about a pot of beer?
3. in. to drink heavily; to use a pot (sense 2) to excess. Let’s sit here and pot for a while.
4. n. a vessel, hat, basket, etc., used to collect or receive contributions. Please pass the pot.
5. n. a sum of money collected; a pool of money. How large is the pot this month?
6. n. cannabis; marijuana. (Originally drugs, now widely known.) The cops found pot growing next to city hall.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Engineers will select a potting compound based solely on the expected maximum and minimum application temperatures.
Conacure EA-Series epoxy hardeners for potting and encapsulating offer such properties as room-temperature cure, heat-curing systems with long pot life, flexible and rigid systems, good chemical resistance, and good electrical properties.
Offers Conacure EA-Series epoxy hardeners for various potting and encapsulating applications, offering such properties as room-temperature cure, heat-curing systems with long pot life, flexible and rigid systems, good chemical resistance, and good electrical properties.
Before you plant, put your pot, the plants, and bags of potting soil where you want to display the container permanently (once planted, a big pot is heavy, and difficult to move).
Hold it upright while surrounding it with a porous, water-retentive soil mix; one part chicken manure, one part redwood soil conditioner, and two parts packaged potting soil works well.
Potting soil: 2 cubic feet (deeper pots may need more soil)
Fill a 12- to 18-inch pot two-thirds full with loose, fast-draining potting soil; mix in a complete granular fertilizer.
Look for packaged potting soils with moisture-holding polymers mixed in.
To force growth and hasten flowering time, you need to encourage root development (and delay top growth) by potting and then chilling the bulbs.
That advice comes from the days before modern lightweight, fastdraining potting soils made it easier not to overwater container plants.
It also "wicks' dissolved minerals and salts from the potting mix.