Definition Of rods


a fishing rod.

He is shown with a huge carp and a rod for fishing.

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.

Messing with our rods and cones, Downing's saturated dots stick around perceptually in afterimages.

a linear measure, especially for land, equal to 5 1 / 2 yards (approximately 5.029 m).

Nineteen gallons of water is required to fill the tank after traveling 40 rods .

a pistol or revolver.

a thin straight bar, especially of wood or metal.

These elegantly diminutive, finely wrought sculptures employ curved, flat and linear shapes that perch upon thin metal rods .

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