"rods" in the noun sense
a long thin implement made of metal or wood
any rod-shaped bacterium
3. perch, rod, pole
a linear measure of 16.5 feet
4. perch, rod, pole
a square rod of land
5. rod, rod cell, retinal rod
a visual receptor cell that is sensitive to dim light
6. gat, rod
a gangster's pistol
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