Synonyms for (noun) rod

Synonyms: rod

Definition: any rod-shaped bacterium

Similar words: bacteria, bacterium

Definition: (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants


Synonyms: gat, rod

Definition: a gangster's pistol

Similar words: pistol, shooting iron, side arm, handgun

Definition: a firearm that is held and fired with one hand


Synonyms: rod

Definition: a long thin implement made of metal or wood

Similar words: implement

Definition: instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end


Synonyms: retinal rod, rod, rod cell

Definition: a visual receptor cell that is sensitive to dim light

Similar words: visual cell

Definition: one of the cells of the retina that is sensitive to light


Synonyms: perch, rod, pole

Definition: a square rod of land

Similar words: area unit, square measure

Definition: a system of units used to measure areas


Synonyms: rod, pole, perch

Definition: a linear measure of 16.5 feet

Similar words: linear measure, linear unit

Definition: a unit of measurement of length