rod

  1. (British) a linear measure of 16.5 feet
  2. a long thin implement made of metal or wood
  3. visual receptor cell sensitive to dim light
  4. (slang) a gangster's pistol

rod

Thin stick of glass of a single colour. It is made by rolling a small gather of molten glass on a marver and then stretching it to the desired thinness. Rods may be moulded to give different shapes in cross-section (stars, hexagons, etc) but they are generally used in cylindrical form. Rods may be arranged in a pattern and fused together to make ca …...

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Rod is slang for the penis.
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Rod

Rod is slang for the penis.
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Rod

A sensory neuron located in the periphery of the retina. It is sensitive to light of low intensity and specialized for nighttime vision.
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rod

[n] - visual receptor cell sensitive to dim light 2. [n] - a long thin implement made of metal or wood 3. [n] - any rod-shaped bacterium
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Rod

An old English unit of length. Also known as Pole.Conversions1 rod=5.0292 m1 rod=0.25 chain1 rod=25 links1 rod=16.5 feet1 rod=5.5 yards1 rod=198 inchesttle='Rod';xiunt='m';yiunt='rod';mconv=5.0292;cconv=0.0; See also: Chain, Furlong, Length, Yard.
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Rod

A length of solid round steel of small diameter.
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Rod

A vertebrate photoreceptor that is primarily sensitive to light at low levels of intensity. Electrophysiology and human psychophysical experiments indicate that rods can reliably respond to the absorption of a single photon. Rods predominate in the retinas of nocturnal animals.
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Rod

Rod: A type of specialized light-sensitive cell (photoreceptor) in the retina of the eye that provides side vision and the ability to see objects in dim light (night vision). By contrast, the cones are the retinal photoreceptors that provide sharp central vision and color vision.
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Rod

Rod noun [ The same word as rood . See Rood .] 1. A straight and slender stick; a wand; hence, any slender bar, as of wood or metal (applied to various purposes). Specifically: (a) An instrument of punishment or correction; figuratively, chastisement. « He that spare...
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rod

1. A straight and slender stick; a wand; hence, any slender bar, as of wood or metal (applied to various purposes). Specifically: An instrument of punishment or correction; figuratively, chastisement. 'He that spareth his rod hateth his son.' (Prov. Xiii. 24) ... A kind of sceptor, or badge of office; hence, figuratively, power; authority; tyranny;...
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rod

rod cell noun visual receptor cell sensitive to dim light
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rod

noun any rod-shaped bacterium
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rod

noun a long thin implement made of metal or wood
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rod

(rod) a straight, slim mass of substance. one of two types of visual cells in the retina; rods are cylindrical in shape and contain rhodopsin. Together with the cones they form the light-sensitive elements of the eye. See also eye and vision. Called also retinal rod. Corti rods ...
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Rod

• (n.) An instrument for measuring. • (n.) A support for a fishing line; a fish pole. • (n.) A measure of length containing sixteen and a half feet; -- called also perch, and pole. • (n.) A kind of sceptor, or badge of office; hence, figuratively, power; authority; tyranny; oppression. • A member used in tension, as for ......
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rod

(from the article `industrial glass`) Tubes and rods are made in three processes: the Danner process, the downdraw process, and the Vello process. In the Danner process, a continuous ...
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rod

(from the article `sound`) A thin metal rod can sustain longitudinal vibrations in much the same way as an air column. The ends of a rod, when free, act as antinodes, while any ... Rod mills are similar to bar mills at the front end, but the finishing end is different. Rods have a smaller section (5.5 to 15 millimetres in ... [2 rela...
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one of two types of photoreceptive cells in the retina of the eye in vertebrate animals. Rod cells function as specialized neurons that convert ... [6 related articles]
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old English measure of distance equal to 16.5 feet (5.029 metres), with variations from 9 to 28 feet (2.743 to 8.534 metres) also being used. It was ... [2 related articles]
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Rod

Rod is a English boy name. The meaning of the name is `Fame` Where is it used? The name Rod is mainly used In English.It is an abbreviated form of Roderick, used In English.Rodney, used In English.See also In Welsh: Rhydderch In Spanish and In Italian: Rodrigo In Scottish: Rodina In Russian: Rurik In French: Rodrigue In English: Roddy In Englis...
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Rod

[area] Reporting statistics of link halfanhour.blogspot.com; 4 records. Reports LWCOIBot reported 4 links. ---- Below a full report on all use of this link. This list is intended to see how the external link gets used, it does not imply that involved accounts are having a conflict of interest in adding the link, or that the involved account...
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Rod

A smooth solid round bar used for the web system of a bar joist.
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