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Pool may refer to:

Bodies of water[edit]

  • Swimming pool, usually an artificial structure containing a large body of water intended for swimming
  • Reflecting pool, a shallow pool designed to reflect a structure and its surroundings
  • Tide pool, a rocky pool on an ocean shore that remains filled with seawater when the tide goes out
  • Salt pannes and pools, a water-retaining depression located within salt and brackish marshes
  • Plunge pool, a small, deep body of water
  • Stream pool, a quiet slow-moving portion of a stream
  • Spent fuel pool, a storage facility for used fuel rods from a nuclear reactor

Sports and gambling[edit]

  • Pool (cards), the common pot for stakes or the stakes themselves in card games
  • Pool (dominoes), the stock or boneyard in dominoes
  • Pool (cue sports), a group of games played on a pool table
  • Pool (poker) or pot (poker), money wagered during a single hand of poker
  • Pool betting or parimutuel betting, a betting system in which all bets of a particular type are placed together
    • Betting pool, a form of pool betting where gamblers pay a fixed price into a pool
  • Pool play or group stages, the round-robin stage of many sporting championships
  • Singapore Pools, Singapore's national lottery


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