POTS may refer to:
- Plain old telephone service, basic wireline telecommunication connection
- POTS codec, a digital audio device
- DSL filter, also known as a POTS filter
- Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, a medical condition
- Poverty of the stimulus, an argument in favor of innate grammar
- Protector of the Small, a series of fantasy novels
- The Path of the Shell, an expansion pack of the computer game Uru: Ages Beyond Myst
- Pacific Organized Track System, airways between Japan/Southeast Asia and the US mainland
- Plain old television service, or over-the-air TV
Other articles related to "pots":
... Excavations of Ancient Roman sites have revealed countless earthenware pots that are buried into the ground ... It is believed that the pots were filled with water and acted as a trap for moles it was a simple yet deadly trap, as any mole that would fall into the ... The traps have gone from being earthenware pots to being wood, and eventually steel, traps that were designed to ensnare any mole that passed under them ...
... Tetsubin (鉄瓶) are iron pots having a pouring spout and handle that crosses over the top ... They are used for heating and pouring the hot water during certain tea ceremonies ...
... She made large pots for use as water jars and cooking pots from coils of clay, beaten from the inside with a flat wooden paddle ... fired in a bonfire of dry vegetation Her pots were noted for their beauty of form and decoration ... its only woman potter, where she learned to throw pots on the wheel ...
... A POTS codec is a type of audio codec that uses digital signal processing to transmit audio digitally over standard telephone lines ("Plain Old Telephone Service") at a higher level of audio quality than the ... The POTS codec is one of a family of broadcast codecs differentiated by the type of telecommunications circuit used for transmission ... POTS codecs have the disadvantages of being restricted to relatively low bit rates and being susceptible to variable line quality ...
Famous quotes containing the word pots:
“Feminism, like Boston, is a state of mind. It is the state of mind of women who realize that their whole position in the social order is antiquated, as a woman cooking over an open fire with heavy iron pots would know that her entire housekeeping was out of date.”
—Rheta Childe Dorr (18661948)
“There were ghosts that returned to earth to hear his phrases,
As he sat there reading, aloud, the great blue tabulae.
They were those from the wilderness of stars that had expected more.
There were those that returned to hear him read from the poem of life,
Of the pans above the stove, the pots on the table, the tulips among them.
They were those that would have wept to step barefoot into reality....”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)
“Fewer and fewer Americans possess objects that have a patina, old furniture, grandparents pots and pansthe used things, warm with generations of human touch, ... essential to a human landscape. Instead, we have our paper phantoms, transistorized landscapes. A featherweight portable museum.”
—Susan Sontag (b. 1933)