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"pod" in British English

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podnoun [C]

uk   /pɒd/  us   /pɑːd/

pod noun [C] (PLANT)

a ​long, ​narrow, ​flatpart of some ​plants, such as ​beans and peas, that ​contains the ​seeds and usually has a ​thickskin: seed pods a ​pea/​vanilla pod

pod noun [C] (STRUCTURE)

a ​long, ​narrowcontainer that is ​attached to an ​aircraft for ​carryingengines, ​weapons, ​extrafuel, etc.: an ​escape/​storage/​fuel pod a ​space pod a ​smallsimplebuilding, often ​rounded in ​shape: You can ​camp, or ​stay in a single-storey "eco pod" with a wood-burning ​stove.

pod noun [C] (WHALES/DOLPHINS)

a ​group of ​seamammals such as whales or dolphins

PODnoun [U]

specialized
abbreviation forprint on ​demand: a way of ​producingbooks or other ​documents in which ​copies are ​printed only after they have been ​ordered
(Definition of pod from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pod" in American English

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podnoun [C]

 us   /pɑd/
a ​longseedcontainer that ​grows on some ​plants: a ​pea/​bean pod
(Definition of pod from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"POD" in Business English

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PODnoun [U]

uk   us  
COMMERCE written abbreviation for payment on delivery
(Definition of POD from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pod”
in Korean (콩) 꼬투리…
in Arabic قَرْن…
in Malaysian lenggai…
in French cosse…
in Russian стручок…
in Chinese (Traditional) 植物的一部分, 莢, 莢果…
in Italian baccello…
in Turkish fasulye, tohum zarfı…
in Polish strąk, strączek…
in Spanish vaina…
in Vietnamese quả đậu…
in Portuguese vagem…
in Thai ฝักถั่ว…
in German die Hülse…
in Catalan beina…
in Japanese (マメなどの)さや…
in Chinese (Simplified) 植物的一部分, 荚, 荚果…
in Indonesian polong…
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