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pondered, past participle; ponders, 3rd person singular present; pondering, present participle; pondered, past tense;
  1. Think about (something) carefully, esp. before making a decision or reaching a conclusion
    • - I pondered the question of what clothes to wear for the occasion
    • - she sat pondering over her problem

  1. chew over: reflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"
  2. (pondering) brooding: deeply or seriously thoughtful; "Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man";
  3. (ponderous) heavy: slow and laborious because of weight; "the heavy tread of tired troops"; "moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot"; "ponderous prehistoric beasts"; "a ponderous yawn"
  4. Ponder (foaled in 1946, died 1958), an American Thoroughbred racehorse, was the son of the 1944 Kentucky Derby winner, Pensive and sire of the winner of the 1956 Kentucky Derby, Needles. Ponder, himself, won the Derby in 1949. ...
  5. (Pondering) Permanent brain (also called pondering) is thinking on opponent's time in turn-based games.
  6. To wonder, to think of deeply; To consider (something) carefully and thoroughly; to chew over, to mull over
  7. (pondering) Ruminations
  8. (ponderous) Heavy, massive, weighty; Serious, onerous, oppressive; Clumsy, unwieldy, or slow, especially due to weight; Dull, boring, tedious; long-winded in expression; Characterized by or associated with pondering; Dense
  9. (Pondering) A program is said to be "pondering" if it "thinks" on it's opponent's time. This is usually done by assuming the predicted opponent's move is played and analysing from there. There are other ways to generate "ponder moves" of course.
  10. (PONDEROUS) Even less balanced than a "hearty" or "sturdy" wine. The sole impact is one of high alcohol and "body" character. Little or no acid/tannin content. An everyday red wine, similar to a french "vin ordinaire" country wine sold by alcohol content, can be an example.
  11. (Ponderous) A planet that is moving slowly is said to be ponderous. The slower of two planets is more ponderous than the faster one. The more ponderous planet receives an aspect; the lighter (faster) planet casts one.
  12. Ponderous is often used as a synonym for massive, but in my usage a massive wine is simply a big, rich, very concentrated wine with balance, whereas a ponderous wine is a wine that has become heavy and tiring to drink.
  13. (verb) to consider or contemplate