Definition of pound something out in English:

pound something out

phrasal verb

  • 1Type something with heavy keystrokes.

    ‘an old typewriter on which she pounded out her poems’
    • ‘They are standing by the story, saying it's possible the documents were pounded out on a typewriter.’
    • ‘Written by a former Marine Corporal in 1987 when stationed in Washington D.C., it was pounded out on a typewriter while awaiting the commanding officer's Christmas holiday decoration inspection.’
    1. 1.1Produce music by striking an instrument heavily and repeatedly.
      ‘the women pounded out a ringing tattoo on several oil drums’
      • ‘It closes the album proper on a more downbeat trip and still pounds it out before the end.’
      • ‘They are made by pounding the basic notes out of the surface of steel drums used to transport oil.’
      • ‘It was a great way to kick off the night; they really pounded the beats out.’
      • ‘Hawkins pounds the rhythms out mercilessly, all the while fuzzed-out guitars storm the ear canals of the listener.’