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1. rod-shaped

adjective. formed like a bacillus.

Synonyms

  • bacillary
  • bacillar
  • formed
  • bacilliform

Antonyms

  • uncoiled
  • square
  • thin
  • amorphous

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Example sentences of the word piston-rod


1. Noun Phrase
Once the drive shaft is viewable, remove the piston rod connections.

2. Noun Phrase
Once the piston rods are disconnected they can come up and out from the top of the engine.

3. Noun Phrase
You can also rebuild the driveshaft and piston rods.

2. stair-rod

noun. a rod that holds a stair-carpet in the angle between two steps.

3. piston

noun. ['ˈpɪstən'] mechanical device that has a plunging or thrusting motion.

Synonyms

  • reciprocating engine
  • piston ring
  • mechanical device
  • piston rod

Etymology

  • piston (French)
  • pestone (Italian)

4. Piston

noun. United States neoclassical composer (1894-1976).

5. rod

noun. ['ˈrɑːd'] any rod-shaped bacterium.

Synonyms

  • bacteria
  • bacterium

Antonyms

  • cathode
  • pull
  • oxidize

6. rod

noun. ['ˈrɑːd'] a long thin implement made of metal or wood.

Synonyms

  • implement
  • kickstand
  • pole
  • rotating shaft
  • shaft
  • tie rod
  • fishing rod
  • wand
  • fishing pole
  • connecting rod
  • stair-rod
  • ramrod
  • control rod

7. rod

noun. ['ˈrɑːd'] a visual receptor cell that is sensitive to dim light.

Synonyms

  • retinal purple
  • rod cell
  • retina
  • rhodopsin
  • visual purple
  • retinal rod

8. rod

noun. ['ˈrɑːd'] a linear measure of 16.5 feet.

Synonyms

  • pole
  • pace
  • linear unit
  • perch
  • furlong
  • yard

9. rod

noun. ['ˈrɑːd'] a gangster's pistol.

Synonyms

  • shooting iron
  • gat
  • pistol
  • side arm

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • ride
  • lie
  • stand

10. rod

noun. ['ˈrɑːd'] a square rod of land.

Synonyms

  • pole
  • square measure
  • perch
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