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English definition of “rod”

rod

noun [C] uk   /rɒd/ us    /rɑːd/
a long, thin pole made of wood or metal: He was given a fishing rod for his birthday. The concrete is strengthened with steel rods.Poles, rods, shafts and sticks
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