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POD may refer to:

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Business

  • Payable on Death, term used on certain bank accounts or Totten trusts, where payment is made to specified person upon account holder's death
  • Proof of delivery, an international commerce term for a signed document proving delivery
  • Print on demand (also "publishing on demand"), published works not produced until a copy is ordered
  • See Moving company for Portable On Demand Storage, a portable storage unit of monkeys!

Computers

  • Ping of death, a type of attack on a computer
  • Plain Old Data Structures, a term for all data types from the C programming language in C++
  • Plain Old Documentation, a platform-independent documentation tool for the computer language Perl
  • Point of Delivery, a module or group of network, compute, storage, and application components that work together to deliver a network service
  • Power On Diagnostics, the start up sequence of computers before the Operating system is loaded. Invoked as a part of BIOS or PROM
  • Python Open Document

Entertainment

Music

Mathematics

Medicine

  • Pouch of Douglas or rectouterine pouch, an extension of the peritoneal cavity between the rectum and back wall of the uterus

Technology

  • Protective Oceanic Device, an electronic shark repellent
  • Pod, a small vehicle, especially used in emergency situations
  • Pod, a method of propulsion for ships also known as an Azimuth thruster
  • iPod, a portable media player designed by Apple Inc.
  • Portable device, sometimes referred to as "pod," a partial backronym constructed from digital media similar to the iPod

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Wiktionary

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Pronunciation

Etymology 1

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Noun

Singular
pod

Plural
pods

pod (plural pods)

  1. (botany) a seed case for legumes (e.g. peas, beans, peppers)
  2. a small vehicle, especially used in emergency situations.
Derived terms
Synonyms
Translations
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  • Chinese Characters: ,

Verb

Infinitive
to pod

Third person singular
pods

Simple past
podded

Past participle
podded

Present participle
podding

to pod (third-person singular simple present pods, present participle podding, simple past and past participle podded)

  1. (intransitive) To bear or produce pods
  2. (transitive) To remove peas from their case.
Translations

Etymology 2

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Noun

Singular
pod

Plural
pods

pod (plural pods)

  1. A group of whales, dolphins, porpoises or hippopotami.
Synonyms

gam

Translations

Anagrams


Czech

Pronunciation

Preposition

pod

  1. below

Synonyms

Antonyms


Polish

pod

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *podъ < Proto-Indo-European *h₂po + dʰh₁-o-

Pronunciation

Preposition

pod

  1. below
  2. under
    pod ziemią — underground
  3. beneath
  4. underneath

Related terms


Romanian

Etymology

From a Slavic language

Noun

pod n. (plural poduri)

  1. bridge
  2. attic

Declension


Serbo-Croatian

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *podъ.

Noun

pȍd m. (Cyrillic spelling по̏д)

  1. floor
  2. ground
Declension

Etymology 2

From Proto-Slavic *podъ.

Preposition

pȍd (Cyrillic spelling по̏д)

  1. below
  2. under
  3. beneath

Slovene

Noun

pod m.

  1. floor (lower part of a room)

This Slovene entry was created from the translations listed at floor. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see pod in the Slovene Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008








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