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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

GCIDE

  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.

    Etymology: [Imitative.]

Wiktionary

  1. pom-pomnoun

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

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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Numerology

  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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