Translation for 'pocket' from English to French
NOUN   a pocket | pockets
VERB   to pocket | pocketed | pocketed
pocketing | pockets
SYNO air hole | air pocket | pocket | ...
brancher pocket sth.
empocher qc. [aussi fig.]to pocket sth. [also fig.]
poche {f}pocket
fouille {f} [fam.] [poche]
pocket [in clothes]
blouse {f}
pocket [of billiard table etc.]
foyer {m} [de résistance]pocket [of resistance]
2 Words
calculatrice {f} (de poche)
(pocket) calculator
calculatrice {f} de poche
(pocket) calculator
trou {m} d'air
air pocket
poche {f} de poitrine
breast pocket
gousset {m} [poche]
fob (pocket)
pickpocket {m}
pickpocket {f}
pick-pocket [female]
calculette {f} [fam.]
pocket calculator
agenda {m} de pochepocket diary
pochette {f} [mouchoir de veste]
pocket handkerchief
couteau {m} de poche
pocket knife
argent {m} de pochepocket money
lampe {f} de poche
pocket torch [Br.]
montre {f} de poche
pocket watch
canif {m}pocket-knife
3 Words
blouser une bille
to pocket a ball [billiards etc.]
ravaler sa fiertéto pocket one's pride
foyer {m} de résistance
pocket of resistance
nid {m} de résistance [aussi fig.]pocket of resistance [also fig.]
5+ Words
retirer un mouchoir de sa pocheto pull a handkerchief out of one's pocket
Taxa/Species (Animals, Plants, Fungi)
souris {f} à poche soyeuse [Perognathus flavus]
silky pocket mouse
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Usage Examples English
  • In addition to carrying for practical purposes, handkerchiefs have long been displayed in the chest pocket of men's jackets.
  • The pyrimidine dicarboxamide inhibitor example in the image does not interact with the catalytic zinc ion but rather binds to the S1’ side pocket.
  • Pocket televisions fit in a pocket.
  • A bellows pocket is patch pocket with an inset box pleat to allow the pocket to expand when filled. Bellows pockets are typical of cargo pants, safari jackets, and other utilitarian garments.
  • Back pocket is not an exclusive position. Tall defenders (i.e. full back/centre half-back) may play in the back pocket to match up effectively on a tall forward playing in the forward pocket.

  • Before 1972, all Firecrafters wore a pocket flap patch on the right pocket, indicating where the member was from within the council.
  • S2: The S2 pocket is a small and shallow pocket. It merges with the S4 pocket and has room for small amino acids.
  • A rotating pocket heater, also called pocket heater or Kinder heater, holds and rotates a substrate during vacuum deposition.
  • For several decades from the early 60s to the late 80s, Allen was considered one of the best One Pocket players in the world.
  • Another well-known one-pocket player is Efren Reyes.

  • In 1999, Hess co-founded Pocket Express, a company that designed and manufactured software for Palm pocket computers. Pocket Express' product line was sold to Handmark, Inc. in 2002.
  • A watch pocket or fob pocket is a small pocket designed to hold a pocket watch, sometimes found in men's trousers and waistcoats and in traditional blue jeans.
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