hot pot

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hot pot a stew of meat and potatoes cooked in a tightly covered pot
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hot pot (Internal-combustion Engines) See Semi-diesel, below.
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Usage

In literature:

He then placed three large pots upon them and made a hot fire under them.
"An American Robinson Crusoe" by Samuel. B. Allison
Our host comes quickly with samovar of hot water and a pot of tea.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
There was to be hot chocolate and there were two alcohol lamps and two pots.
"Ruth Fielding and the Gypsies" by Alice B. Emerson
Bill the cook is the presiding genius of a restaurant; his face, in the way of reminding one of hot stews and pepper-pot, his best sign.
"Red-Tape and Pigeon-Hole Generals" by William H. Armstrong
About midnight they had all come in, and pots, kettles, ovens, and hot coals were in demand.
"A History of Lumsden's Battery, C.S.A." by George Little
At noon they stopped in a small hollow, sheltered from the wind, and made themselves a hot pot of coffee, and ate a frugal lunch.
"The Rover Boys in Alaska" by Arthur M. Winfield
Go git a pot an' scald 'im hot!
"Negro Folk Rhymes" by Thomas W. Talley
Hot springs and bubbling paint pots abound; and in the Yellowstone National Park, geysers.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard
He ate little, but he emptied the pot of hot coffee in record time.
"Dwellers in Arcady" by Albert Bigelow Paine
The fat should be hot enough to boil up as they are put in, and a brisk fire kept under the pot.
"The American Housewife" by Anonymous
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In poetry:

One drinks because he's very hot,
As we are often told;
Another can't refuse a pot,
Because he's very cold.
"Reasons For Drinking" by John Pierpont
I pass in sunshine burning hot
By cafes where in beer they deal;
I think how pleasant were a pot,
A frothing pot of beer of Lille!
"Titmarsh’s Carmen Lilliense" by William Makepeace Thackeray
It was the Ogre coming home; his supper
Was steaming nice and hot,--
Two calves upon a spit, ten rabbits roasting,
A whole sheep in the pot.
"Hop-O-My-Thumb" by Clara Doty Bates
"Gooid bye!" he sed, an off he shot,
Leavin behind him sich a lot
O' smook, as blue as it wor hot!
It set me stewin!
Soa hooam aw cut, an' gate a pot
Ov us own brewin.
"A Strange Stooary" by John Hartley
As the pot boiled for the kettle, as the kettle for the pot,
So boils my love within me till my breast is glowing hot.
As the moth died for the candle, so could I die for you.
And my fond heart beats time with yours and cries, "Cuckoo! Cuckoo!"
"Pot And Kettle" by Robert Graves
Oh dey 's times fu' bein' pleasant an' fu' goin' smilin' roun',
'Cause I don't believe in people allus totin' roun' a frown,
But it's easy 'nough to titter w'en de stew is smokin' hot,
But hit's mighty ha'd to giggle w'en dey's nuffin' in de pot.
"Philosophy" by Paul Laurence Dunbar

In news:

Gardening with Steve Whysall: Hot pot.
Hot pots are filled with succulents.
Mala Tang Hot Pot Restaurant Opens in Arlington.
A local Chinese restaurateur took inspiration from his native Chengdu for a menu of individual hot pots and Sichuan street snacks.
Let's Talk Food: Pepper pot soup - hot stuff not just a lot of tripe.
And when it's cold outside, there's nothing more welcoming than a pot of hot cider simmering on the stove or a mug of mulled wine to offer my guests as they arrive.
Well, after hours and hours of extensive research, several pots of coffee and tears of happiness, it is with great pleasure that we introduce to you a beautiful pinup model and your Hot Twitter Girl of the Week – Sabina Kelley.
A variety of meats and veggies, thrown into a hot pot all at once.
Van Shabu & Bar: Asian fusion and hot pot on the menu at new Dot Ave eatery.
Build your own meal, featuring the art of the hot pot.
Let's Talk Food: Pepper pot soup - hot stuff not just a lot of tripe .
Feds, local law enforcement promise 'hot and heavy' season of pot busts.
Start with a hot pot over medium heat.
One of Scott's favorite dishes at the newly-opened Bamboo Terrace restaurant on West Broadway was the "Malaysian Style Curry Chicken in Hot Pot".
Stumbo's Jumbos will offer lunch with a tasty array of hot dogs or chili dogs for the "Hot Pots" traditionalist.
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In science:

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The jet-cloud interacting radio galaxy PKS B2152-699. I. Structures revealed in new deep radio and X-ray observations
For each hots pot the total flux density within the 90µJy beam−1 contour and that in the brightest, most compact, component are reported separately. (2) J2000 position.
The jet-cloud interacting radio galaxy PKS B2152-699. I. Structures revealed in new deep radio and X-ray observations
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