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A pond is:

A body of water smaller than a lake. Used for small bodies of water, generally smaller than one would require a boat to cross; Also: garden ponds, engineered treatment features (see treatment pond), and field units in agriculture (for example, "pondfields" for rice or taro culture) and aquaculture.

Temporary accumulation of water from runoff (ponded water).

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