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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pounding, buffeting(noun)

    repeated heavy blows

  2. throb, throbbing, pounding(noun)

    an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart)

    "he felt a throbbing in his head"

  3. hammer, pound, hammering, pounding(noun)

    the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)

    "the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"; "the pounding of feet on the hallway"

Wiktionary

  1. pounding(Noun)

    An act in which something or someone is pounded

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pounding

    of Pound

  2. Pounding(noun)

    the act of beating, bruising, or breaking up; a beating

  3. Pounding(noun)

    a pounded or pulverized substance

How to pronounce pounding?

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How to say pounding in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pounding in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pounding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of pounding in a Sentence

  1. Susan Tierney:

    It may give a lift to opponents who feel emboldened to keep pounding on things and it may chill some developers who might otherwise really want to do it.

  2. Logan Pearsall Smith:

    The indefatigable pursuit of an unattainable perfection, even though it consists in nothing more than the pounding of an old piano, is what alone gives meaning to our life on this unavailing star.

  3. Sam Sankar:

    We are not chest-pounding public media advocates.

  4. Van Gilder:

    One of the undersheriffs said, ‘ Well, let Mayors Against Illegal Guns go, it’s 250 years old, ’ but Mayors Against Illegal Guns boss, who is the sheriff, said, ‘ No, we have to arrest him. ’ Next morning, I am sleeping and hear pounding on the door, and 4 of them came and took me away with 3 or 4 sheriff’s cars -- I guess they did n’t have anything better to do with taxpayer money.

  5. Elissa Wall:

    I really think at the time it was about submission, i could have become a really big problem for the community and for Warren. I was a little more outspoken than the average girl. But I really think it was about pounding me into submission… I was just the next player he wanted to eliminate and to quickly get control over.

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