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Found 3 items, similar to pounce.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: pounce menerkam
English → English (WordNet) Definition: pounce pounce n : the act of pouncing v : move down on as if in an attack; “The raptor swooped down on its prey”; “The teacher swooped down upon the new students” [syn: swoop]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Pounce Pounce \Pounce\, v. i. To fall suddenly and seize with the claws; -- with on or upon; as, a hawk pounces upon a chicken. Also used figuratively. [1913 Webster] Derision is never so agonizing as when it pounces on the wanderings of misguided sensibility. --Jeffrey. [1913 Webster] Pounce \Pounce\, n. [F. ponce pumice, pounce, fr. L. pumex, -icis, pumice. See Pumice.] 1. A fine powder, as of sandarac, or cuttlefish bone, -- formerly used to prevent ink from spreading on manuscript. [1913 Webster] 2. Charcoal dust, or some other colored powder for making patterns through perforated designs, -- used by embroiderers, lace makers, etc. [1913 Webster] Pounce box, a box for sprinkling pounce. Pounce paper, a transparent paper for tracing. [1913 Webster] Pounce \Pounce\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Pouncing.] To sprinkle or rub with pounce; as, to pounce paper, or a pattern. [1913 Webster] Pounce \Pounce\, n. [Prob. through French, from an assumed LL. punctiare to prick, L. pungere, punctum. See Puncheon, Punch, v. t.] 1. The claw or talon of a bird of prey. --Spenser. Burke. [1913 Webster] 2. A punch or stamp. [Obs.] “A pounce to print money with.” --Withals. [1913 Webster] 3. Cloth worked in eyelet holes. [Obs.] --Homilies. [1913 Webster] Pounce \Pounce\, v. t. 1. To strike or seize with the talons; to pierce, as with the talons. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] Stooped from his highest pitch to pounce a wren. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] Now pounce him lightly, And as he roars and rages, let's go deeper. --J. Fletcher. [1913 Webster] 2. To punch; to perforate; to stamp holes in, or dots on, by way of ornament. [Obs.] --Sir T. Elyot. [1913 Webster]


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