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Definitions of rod:

part of speech: noun

1. A straight slender cylindrical formation. 2. One of the rhodopsin- containing cells forming with the cones the layer of rods and cones of the retina.

Usage examples for rod:

  • The command was not above his head as a rod but within his heart as a natural instinct. "The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning", Hugh Binning
  • He seemed to be standing nearly waist- deep in the stream, and still holding on to his tough little steel rod "At Whispering Pine Lodge", Lawrence J. Leslie
  • You see, Rod it slipped out! "Lord John in New York", C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson

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