curtain rod

`curtain ,rod noun count AMERICAN
a metal, wood, or plastic pole that a curtain hangs from

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Curtain rod — A curtain rail or traverse rod is a device used to suspend curtains, usually above windows or along the edges of showers, though also wherever curtains might be used. When found in bathrooms, curtain rods tend to be telescopic and self fixing,… …   Wikipedia

  • rod — [ rad ] noun count ** a long thin bar or stick made of metal, plastic, or wood: a curtain rod a. a FISHING ROD => RULE 2 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Curtain — For other uses, see Curtain (disambiguation). For religious use, see Veil. Curtains at a Bed Breakfast. A curtain (sometimes known as a drape, mainly in the United States) is a piece of cloth intended to block or obscure light, or drafts, or… …   Wikipedia

  • rod */*/ — UK [rɒd] / US [rɑd] noun [countable] Word forms rod : singular rod plural rods 1) a) a long thin bar or stick made of plastic, wood, or glass a curtain rod b) a fishing rod 2) medical a long thin cell in the retina in your eye. Rods make it… …   English dictionary

  • rod — [räd] n. [ME rodde < OE rodd, akin to ON rudda, club, prob. < IE base * rēt , *rōt , bar, beam > L retae, trees on a river bank] 1. a straight, slender shoot or stem cut from, or still part of, a bush or tree 2. Bible an offshoot or… …   English World dictionary

  • rod — n. bar, shaft 1) a connecting; divining; lightning; piston rod; ramrod pistol (slang) (AE) 2) to pack ( carry ) a rod metal track 3) a curtain; traverse rod pole 4) a fishing rod misc. 5) to ride the rods (AE) ( to ride illegally in the framework …   Combinatory dictionary

  • rod — rodless, adj. rodlike, adj. /rod/, n., v., rodded, rodding. n. 1. a stick, wand, staff, or the like, of wood, metal, or other material. 2. a straight, slender shoot or stem of any woody plant, whether still growing or cut from the plant. 3. See… …   Universalium

  • curtain — noun 1 fabric that covers a window/opening ⇨ See also ↑drape ADJECTIVE ▪ shower ▪ closed, drawn, open ▪ lace, silk, velvet …   Collocations dictionary

  • Rod's Pot — Infobox Cave name = Rod s Pot location = Burrington Combe depth = 45 metres cite web | url= http://www.yucpc.org.uk/caves/details.asp?id=120 | work= York University Cave Pothole Club | title= Rod s Pot Cave Info | accessdate= 2007 10 15] length …   Wikipedia

  • rod — noun Rod is used after these nouns: ↑curtain, ↑fishing, ↑lightning, ↑metal, ↑stair …   Collocations dictionary

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