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Definition 1: a detachable container of fuel on an airplane - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pod in the sense of this definition

(pod is a kind of ...) any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)

(... is part of pod) an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets

"the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"

Definition 2: a group of aquatic mammals - [noun denoting group]

(pod is a kind of ...) a group of animals

(pod is a member of ...) large aquatic carnivorous mammal with fin-like forelimbs no hind limbs, including: whales; dolphins; porpoises; narwhals

(pod is a member of ...) aquatic carnivorous mammal having a streamlined body specialized for swimming with limbs modified as flippers

Definition 3: a several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plant - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for pod in the sense of this definition

(pod is a kind of ...) the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant

(... is a kind of pod ) the fruit or seed of any of various bean or pea plants consisting of a case that splits along both sides when ripe and having the seeds attach to one side of the case

(... is a kind of pod ) underground pod of the peanut vine

(... is a kind of pod ) spirally twisted sweet pod of screwbean mesquite that is used for fodder or ground into meal for feed

(... is a kind of pod ) long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant

(... is a kind of pod ) pods of the cowage plant or the stinging hairs covering them; used as a vermifuge when mixed with e.g. honey

(... is a kind of pod ) seedpods that are constricted between the seeds and that break apart when mature into single-seeded segments

Definition 4: the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves) - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for pod in the sense of this definition

(pod is a kind of ...) outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds

(... is a kind of pod ) husk of a pea; edible in some garden peas

Definition 5: produce pods, of plants - [verb of body]

(pod is a kind of ...) come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)

"He grew a beard" "The patient developed abdominal pains" "I got funny spots all over my body" "Well-developed breasts"

Definition 6: take something out of its shell or pod - [verb of change]

Samples where pod or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • pod peas or beans

(pod is a kind of ...) remove from its shell or outer covering

"shell the legumes" "shell mussels"

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