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8 definitions found
 for pod
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pod \Pod\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Podded; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Podding.]
     To swell; to fill; also, to produce pods.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  -pod \-pod\ [See Foot.]
     A combining form or suffix from Gr. poy`s, podo`s, foot; as,
     decapod, an animal having ten feet; phyllopod, an animal
     having leaflike feet; myriapod, hexapod.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pod \Pod\, n. [Probably akin to pudding, and perhaps the same
     word as pad a cushion; cf. also Dan. pude pillow, cushion,
     and also E. cod a husk, pod.]
     1. A bag; a pouch. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] --Tusser.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Bot.) A capsule of plant, especially a legume; a dry
        dehiscent fruit. See Illust. of Angiospermous.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Zool.) A considerable number of animals closely clustered
        together; -- said of seals.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Pod auger, or pod bit, an auger or bit the channel of
        which is straight instead of twisted.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  pod
      n 1: the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the
           seeds themselves) [syn: pod, cod, seedcase]
      2: a several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous
         plant [syn: pod, seedpod]
      3: a group of aquatic mammals
      4: a detachable container of fuel on an airplane [syn: pod,
         fuel pod]
      v 1: take something out of its shell or pod; "pod peas or beans"
      2: produce pods, of plants

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  55 Moby Thesaurus words for "pod":
     army, bark, bay window, boll, bran, bunch, burr, capsule, case,
     chaff, cod, colony, corn shuck, cornhusk, corporation, drift,
     drive, drove, flock, follicle, gam, gang, herd, host, hull, husk,
     jacket, kennel, legume, legumen, litter, pack, palea, paunch,
     pease cod, peel, pericarp, pot, pride, rind, school, seed pod,
     seed vessel, seedbox, seedcase, shell, shoal, shuck, silique, skin,
     skulk, sloth, slough, trip, troop
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  POD
         Plain Old Document [format]
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  POD
         Print / Publishing On Demand, "PoD"
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  pod
  
     Not to be confused with P.O.D..
  
     1.  (Allegedly from abbreviation POD for "Prince Of
     Darkness") A Diablo 630 (or, latterly, any letter-quality
     impact printer).  From the DEC-10 PODTYPE program used
     to feed formatted text to it.
  
     2.  Plain Old Documentation.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (1998-12-18)
  

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