Pronunciation of Rod  


English Meaning

A straight and slender stick; a wand; hence, any slender bar, as of wood or metal (applied to various purposes).

  1. A thin straight piece or bar of material, such as metal or wood, often having a particular function or use, as:
  2. A fishing rod.
  3. A piston rod.
  4. An often expandable horizontal bar, especially of metal, used to suspend household items such as curtains or towels.
  5. A leveling rod.
  6. A lightning rod.
  7. A divining rod.
  8. A measuring stick.
  9. A shoot or stem cut from or growing as part of a woody plant.
  10. A stick or bundle of sticks or switches used to give punishment by whipping.
  11. Punishment; correction.
  12. A scepter, staff, or wand symbolizing power or authority.
  13. Power or dominion, especially of a tyrannical nature: "under the rod of a cruel slavery” ( John Henry Newman).
  14. A linear measure equal to 5.5 yards or 16.5 feet (5.03 meters). Also called pole2.
  15. The square of this measure, equal to 30.25 square yards or 272.25 square feet (25.30 square meters). See Table at measurement.
  16. Bible A line of family descent; a branch of a tribe.
  17. Anatomy Any of various rod-shaped cells in the retina that respond to dim light.
  18. Microbiology An elongated bacterium; a bacillus.
  19. Slang A pistol or revolver.
  20. A portion of the undercarriage of a train, especially the drawbar under a freight car. Often used in the plural: ride the rods.

Malayalam Meaning

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× അധികാരം - Adhikaaram | Adhikaram
× ദണ്ഡ് - Dhandu
× വാഴ്‌ച - Vaazhcha | Vazhcha
× പതിനാറരയടി അളവ്‌ - Pathinaararayadi Alavu | Pathinararayadi Alavu
× കോൽ - Kol
× കോല്‍ - Kol‍
× വടി - Vadi
× ശിക്ഷ - Shiksha
× പീഡ - Peeda


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

Ezekiel 40:6

Then he went to the gateway which faced east; and he went up its stairs and measured the threshold of the gateway, which was one rod wide, and the other threshold was one rod wide.

പിന്നെ അവൻ കിഴക്കോട്ടു ദർശനമുള്ള ഗോപുരത്തിങ്കൽ ചെന്നു അതിന്റെ പതനങ്ങളിൽ കയറി ഗോപുരത്തിന്റെ ഉമ്മരപ്പടി അളന്നു; അതിന്റെ വീതി ഒരു ദണ്ഡു; മറ്റെ ഉമ്മരപ്പടിയുടെ വീതിയും ഒരു ദണ്ഡു;

Ezekiel 42:16

He measured the east side with the measuring rod, five hundred rods by the measuring rod all around.

അവൻ കിഴക്കുഭാഗം ദണ്ഡുകൊണ്ടു അളന്നു; ആകെ അഞ്ഞൂറു മുഴം.

Proverbs 22:15

Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child; The rod of correction will drive it far from him.

ബാലന്റെ ഹൃദയത്തോടു ഭോഷത്വം പറ്റിയിരിക്കുന്നു; ശിക്ഷെക്കുള്ള വടി അതിനെ അവനിൽ നിന്നു അകറ്റിക്കളയും.


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