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  1. rod

    • IPA[räd]

    美式

    • n.
      a thin straight bar, especially of wood or metal;a wand or staff as a symbol of office, authority, or power
    • noun: rod, plural noun: rods

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    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. a thin straight bar, especially of wood or metal concrete walls reinforced with steel rods a curtain rod 同義詞 bar, stick, pole, baton, staff, ... 更多
    • a wand or staff as a symbol of office, authority, or power the royal insignia included the ring, the scepter, and the rod 同義詞 staff, wand, mace, scepter, caduceus
    • a slender straight stick or shoot growing on or cut from a tree or bush the roof is formed of willow and hazel rods woven between willow rafters
    • a stick used for caning or flogging he swung the rod again in a threatening arc
    • the use of a stick as punishment if you'd been my daughter, you'd have felt the rod 同義詞 corporal punishment, the cane, the lash, the birch, the belt, ... 更多
    • vulgar slang a penis.
    • 2. a fishing rod he hooked an enormous fish which almost pulled the rod from out of his hands the largest carp ever caught on rod and line in Britain
    • 3. British historical a linear measure, especially for land, equal to 51/2 yards (approximately 5.029 m).
    • a square measure, especially for land, equal to 160th of an acre or 301/4 square yards (approximately 25.29 sq m).
    • 4. US informal a pistol or revolver.
    • 5. a light-sensitive cell of one of the two types present in large numbers in the retina of the eye, responsible mainly for monochrome vision in poor light.