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There are 10 meanings of the word Rod.

How to pronounce rod:


Rod - as a noun

Any rod-shaped bacterium

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A linear measure of 16.5 feet

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A square rod of land

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A visual receptor cell that is sensitive to dim light

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retinal rodrod cell

A gangster's pistol

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Rod - as a verb

To reinforce concrete with metal rods.

To furnish with rods, especially lightning rods.

To penetrate sexually.

To hot rod.

Example Sentences

"He cast his fishing rod into the river."
"The curtain was attached to a metal rod."
"He used a metal rod to push the debris out of the way."
"She held onto the rod as the roller coaster climbed higher."
"The lightning struck the metal rod on top of the building."
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Word Game Points

Is ROD a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, rod is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

ROD has a SCRABBLE points total of 4.

Is ROD a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, rod is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
ROD has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 4.

Is ROD a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, rod is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
ROD has a WORDFEUD points total of 4.

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