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Noun: rod  ród
  1. A long thin implement made of metal or wood
     
  2. Any rod-shaped bacterium
     
  3. [Brit] A linear measure of 16.5 feet
    - perch [Brit, archaic], pole [Brit]
     
  4. A square rod of land
    - perch, pole
     
  5. A visual receptor cell that is sensitive to dim light
    - rod cell, retinal rod
     
  6. [US] A gangster's pistol
    - gat
     
  7. [vulgar] Obscene term for penis

Derived forms: rods

Type of: area unit, bacteria, bacterium, handgun, implement, linear measure, linear unit, member, penis, phallus, pistol, shooting iron, side arm, square measure, visual cell

Part of: furlong, retina

Encyclopedia: Rod, Gjerstad