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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pompon, pom-pomnoun

    decoration consisting of a ball of tufted wool or silk; usually worn on a hat

  2. antiaircraft, antiaircraft gun, flak, flack, pom-pom, ack-ack, ack-ack gunnoun

    artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes


  1. Pom-pomnoun

    originally, a Vickers-Maxim one-pounder automatic machine cannon using metallic ammunition fed from a lopped belt attached to the gun; -- popularly so called from its peculiar drumming sound in action. More recently, the term is applied mostly to automatic antiaircraft cannons.


  1. pom-pomnoun

    A rapid-firing small-calibre canon used especially as an anti-aircraft gun


  1. pom-pom

    A pom-pom is a small, fluffy, decorative ball created by tightly bundling together strands of fiber or material. They are commonly seen on the edges of hats, clothing, or blankets, and are also often used as cheerleading or sports team accessories. Their size, color, and material can greatly vary depending on their intended use.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pom-pom

    pom-pom, n. the name given to a one-pounder quick-firing shell gun, from its sound.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pom-pom in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pom-pom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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