Pots. (n.d.). In YourDictionary. Retrieved from https://www.yourdictionary.com/POTS
(Plain Old Telephone System or Service) See PSTN and AMPS.
A Century Ago
At the turn of the 20th century, the "plain old telephone system" was neither plain nor old. Instruments such as this Blake wall phone were very high-tech contraptions. (Image courtesy of Nortel Networks.)
Tanks and pots are both used for melting the glass.
They are propagated by cuttings, or from the leaves, which are cut off and pricked in welldrained pots of sandy soil, or by the scales from the underground tubes, which are rubbed off and sown like seeds, or by the seeds, which are very small.
Named Chytri (feast of pots, from X &rpos, a pot), a festival of the dead.
The workers in question remain within the nest, suspended by their feet, and serve as living honey-pots for the colony, becoming so distended by the supplies of honey poured into their mouths by their foraging comrades that their abdomens become sub-globular, the pale intersegmental membrane being tightly stretched between the widely-separated dark sclerites.
The methods of cultivation are primitive: the curious water-wheels, made of brushwood with pots tied on to them, and turned by a blindfolded donkey, may be noted.