Meaning of pod
— n., v., pod•ded, pod•ding.
- a somewhat elongated, two-valved seed vessel, as that of the pea or bean.
- a dehiscent fruit or pericarp having several seeds.
- an insect egg case.
- a compact mass of insect eggs.
- a streamlined enclosure, housing, or detachable container of some kind: an engine pod under the wing of an aircraft.
- a protective compartment, as for an automobile's instrument gauges.
- an orebody that has an elongated or lenticular shape.
- a cluster of brief commercials or spot announcements.
- to produce pods.
- to swell out like a pod.
- a small herd or school, esp. of seals or whales.
- a small flock of birds.
- the straight groove or channel in the body of certain augers or bits.
- pad (def. 15b).
- a learned borrowing from Greek meaning “foot,” used in the formation of compound words: pododynia.
- a combining form meaning “one having a foot” of the kind or number specified by the initial element; often corresponding to Neo-Latin class names ending inwithused in English to name a single member of such a class:Cf. cephalopod.
- port of debarkation.
Pronunciation: (pē'ōd'), [key]
— adj. Slang.
- pay on delivery.
- Post Office Department.
- pod (Thesaurus)