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Rod

Rod, Ród, Rőd, Rød, Röd, ROD, or R.O.D. may refer to:

Contents

  • Devices 1
  • Media 2
  • People 3
  • Places 4
  • Science and technology 5
  • Other uses 6
  • See also 7

Devices

  • Birch rod, made out of twigs from birch or other trees for corporal punishment
  • Connecting rod, in an internal combustion engine
  • Control rod, used to control the rate of fission in a nuclear reactor
  • Divining rod, two rods believed by some to find water in a practice known as dowsing
  • Slang for firearm
  • Fishing rod, a tool used to catch fish, like a long pole with a hook on the end
  • Lightning rod, a conductor on top of a building to protect the building in the event of lightning by taking the charge harmlessly to earth
  • Measuring rod, a kind of ruler
  • Switch (corporal punishment), a piece of wood as used as a staff or for corporal punishment, or a bundle of such switches
  • Truss rod, a steel part inside a guitar neck used for its tension adjustment

Media

People

Places

  • Ród, a village in Tilişca Commune, Sibiu County, Romania
  • Rød, a village on the island Asmaløy, Norway
  • Rőd, Aiton, the Hungarian name for Rediu, a village in Aiton Commune, Cluj County, Romania
  • Rod, California, a former settlement in Kern County
  • Rod River, a tributary of the Apold River in Romania

Science and technology

Other uses

See also

  • Bar stock, a common form of raw purified metal, used by industry to manufacture metal parts and products
  • Dowel, a solid cylindrical rod, usually made of wood, plastic or metal
  • Hot rod, often also referred to as 'rod'
  • Hrod
  • Pole
  • Rebar, a common steel bar commonly used as a tensioning device in reinforced concrete and reinforced masonry structures
  • Rodd, a surname
  • Rood, an old English unit equal to quarter an acre
  • Stick, any long object
  • Structural steel, formed with a specific shape and standards of chemical composition and mechanical properties
  • Strut, a structural component designed to resist longitudinal compression
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