Bundle vs Pocket - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between bundle and pocket

is that bundle is while pocket is to put (something) into a pocket.

As a noun pocket is

a bag stitched to an item of clothing, used for carrying small items.

As an adjective pocket is

of a size suitable for putting into a pocket.

bundle

English

(wikipedia bundle)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A group of objects held together by wrapping or tying.
  • a bundle''' of straw or of paper; a '''bundle of old clothes
  • * Goldsmith
  • The fable of the rods, which, when united in a bundle , no strength could bend.
  • A package wrapped or tied up for carrying.
  • (biology) A cluster of closely bound muscle or nerve fibres.
  • (informal) A large amount, especially of money.
  • The inventor of that gizmo must have made a bundle .
  • (computing, Mac OS X) A directory containing related resources such as source code; application bundle.
  • A quantity of paper equal to 2 reams (1000 sheets).
  • Derived terms

    * bundle buggy * bundle of energy * bundle of His * bundle of joy * bundle of laughs * bundle of nerves

    Descendants

    *

    Coordinate terms

    * (quantity of paper) bale, quire, ream

    See also

    *

    Verb

  • To tie or wrap together.
  • To hustle; to dispatch something or someone quickly.
  • * T. Hook
  • They unmercifully bundled me and my gallant second into our own hackney coach.
  • To prepare for departure; to set off in a hurry or without ceremony.
  • To dress someone warmly.
  • To dress warmly. Usually bundle up
  • (computing) To sell hardware and software as a single product.
  • To hurry.
  • (slang) To dogpile
  • To hastily or clumsily push, put, carry or otherwise send something into a particular place.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2010 , date=December 29 , author=Chris Whyatt , title=Chelsea 1 - 0 Bolton , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=At the other end, Essien thought he had bundled the ball over the line in between Bolton's final two substitutions but the flag had already gone up.}}
  • * 1851 ,
  • Yes, there is death in this business of whaling—a speechlessly quick chaotic bundling of a man into Eternity.
  • * 1859 , Terence, Comedies of Terence
  • Why, I didn't know that she meant that, until the Captain gave me an explanation, because I was dull of comprehension ; for he bundled me out of the house.
  • (dated) To sleep on the same bed without undressing.
  • * Washington Irving
  • Van Corlear stopped occasionally in the villages to eat pumpkin pies, dance at country frolics, and bundle with the Yankee lasses.

    Derived terms

    * bundle off * bundler * unbundle

    pocket

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A bag stitched to an item of clothing, used for carrying small items.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1905, author=
  • , title=(w) , chapter=1 citation , passage= “Do I fidget you ?” he asked apologetically, whilst his long bony fingers buried themselves, string, knots, and all, into the capacious pockets of his magnificent tweed ulster.}}
  • Such a receptacle seen as housing someone's money; hence, financial resources.
  • * 2012 , (Simon Heffer), "In Fagin's Footsteps", Literary Review , 403:
  • There was, for much of the period, no cheap public transport; and even the Underground, or one of Shillibeer's horse-drawn omnibuses, was beyond the pocket of many of the poor.
  • (sports, billiards, pool, snooker) An indention and cavity with a net sack or similar structure (into which the balls are to be struck) at each corner and one centered on each side of a pool or snooker table.
  • An enclosed volume of one substance surrounded by another.
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  • She knew from avalanche safety courses that outstretched hands might puncture the ice surface and alert rescuers. She knew that if victims ended up buried under the snow, cupped hands in front of the face could provide a small pocket of air for the mouth and nose. Without it, the first breaths could create a suffocating ice mask.
  • (Australia) An area of land surrounded by a loop of a river.
  • (Australian rules football) The area of the field to the side of the goal posts (four pockets in total on the field, one to each side of the goals at each end of the ground). The pocket is only a roughly defined area, extending from the behind post, at an angle, to perhaps about 30 meters out.
  • (American Football) The region directly behind the offensive line in which the quarterback executes plays.
  • (military) An area where military units are completely surrounded by enemy units.
  • (rugby)
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=October 1 , author=Tom Fordyce , title=Rugby World Cup 2011: England 16-12 Scotland , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Matt Stevens was crumpled by Euan Murray in another scrum, allowing Parks to kick for the corner, and when Richie Gray's clean take from the subsequent line-out set up a series of drives under the posts, Parks was back in the pocket to belt over a drop-goal to make it 9-3 at the interval.}}
  • A large bag or sack formerly used for packing various articles, such as ginger, hops, or cowries.
  • (architecture) A hole or space covered by a movable piece of board, as in a floor, boxing, partitions, etc.
  • (mining) A cavity in a rock containing a nugget of gold, or other mineral; a small body of ore contained in such a cavity.
  • (nautical) A strip of canvas sewn upon a sail so that a batten or a light spar can placed in the interspace.
  • The pouch of an animal.
  • (bowling) The ideal point where the pins are hit by the bowling ball.
  • Derived terms

    * patch pocket * pocketable * subpocket

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To put (something) into a pocket.
  • (sports, billiards, snooker, pool) To cause a ball to go into one of the pockets of the table; to complete a shot.
  • (slang) To take and keep (especially money) that which is not one's own.
  • (slang) To shoplift, to steal.
  • To receive (an insult, an affront, etc.) without open resentment, or without seeking redress.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Well, ruffian, I must pocket up these wrongs.

    Synonyms

    * (sense) pot * (sense) trouser

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Of a size suitable for putting into a pocket.
  • pocket dictionary
  • Smaller or more compact than usual.
  • Referring to the two initial hole cards.
  • A pocket pair of kings .

    Synonyms

    * (of a size suitable for a pocket) pocket-size, pocket-sized

    Derived terms

    * air pocket * burn a hole in one's pocket * fob pocket * line one's pockets * pickpocket * piss in someone's pocket * pocketbook * pocket flask * pocketknife * pocket veto * pocket watch

    See also

    * bag * pouch * purse * sack 1000 English basic words ----