What is a pool?
The word "pool" is used in various spheres of life, and not everyone can guess what a pool is in a certain context. In the article we will tell you about different options for using this word.
Speaking about the pool, we often mean swimming pool.
Swimming pool is a building for lessonswater sports. Key components of the swimming pool can be called a large bathtub filled with water, bypass trails, a springboard and a diving tower.
Swimming pools, depending on their device, are divided into open and closed.
Open are directly on the street. They can be used only in the warm season.
Indoor pools are located in the building, which allows them to be used all year round. About what you can do in the pool, read the article What to do in the pool.
Types of pools
In addition to the most common and well-known meaning, the word "pool" also has many other meanings. Let's try to figure out what a pool is.
First of all, the pool is an artificial reservoir. It can be swimming, hydromassage and experimental (for carrying out various experiments with body movements).
In geography, the word pool is used to determine the drainage area of a particular body of water, that is, a territory in which all waters - surface and underground - flow into one pond.
The geological application of the word "pool" is as follows: the area of distribution of deposits of one type of mineral (coal, oil, etc.).
Also in medicine there is a concept of a vascular basin, which is a collection of blood vessels that provide blood supply to one or another organ.