Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a rod, usually in shape

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  • adjective resembling a rod

Etymologies

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rod +‎ -like

Examples

  • The one on the left, tagged with an N, was exactly the same, red with those darker rodlike stains.

    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Skin Deep

  • I took up a different picture, a picture of a gigantic spirit, with the same rodlike head-dress, leaning over a sleeping man.

    Later Articles and Reviews

  • Therefore, the mere fact that a parent spanks does not mean his discipline has been “rodlike.”

    Parenting by the Book

  • V2 cells respond preferentially to small spots of color and also to oscillating rodlike objects, i.e. stimuli that resemble snakes.

    Snakes in Primate Vision

  • They are rodlike bodies which can be seen only under the microscope.

    Glossary

  • V2 cells respond preferentially to small spots of color and also to oscillating rodlike objects, i.e. stimuli that resemble snakes.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • The myosin has a shape reminiscent of the letter “r,” but with the rodlike shaft much elongated.

    THE HIDDEN FACE OF GOD

  • The myosin has a shape reminiscent of the letter “r,” but with the rodlike shaft much elongated.

    THE HIDDEN FACE OF GOD

  • Looking at her, Barbara straightened her own slouch to a rodlike position that she felt fairly confident of being able to hold for at least thirty seconds.

    In the Presence of the Enemy

  • The technician skidded a rodlike device, called a transducer, across my abdomen and pictures of my uterus were flashed onto the monitor.

    Mothering Twins

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