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BOD

abbr.
1. biochemical oxygen demand
2. board of directors

bod

 (bŏd)
n.
1. Slang The physical human body; build: "likes brainy men who maintain a good bod" (Catherine Breslin).
2. Chiefly British Slang A person.

bod

(bɒd)
n
1. a fellow; chap: he's a queer bod.
2. another word for body1
[C18: short for body]

BOD

abbreviation for
(Biochemistry) biochemical oxygen demand

bod

(bɒd)

n. Informal.
1. body.
2. Brit. a person.
[1780–90]

BOD

biochemical oxygen demand.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bod - alternative names for the body of a human beingbod - alternative names for the body of a human being; "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
human, human being, homo, man - any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
body, organic structure, physical structure - the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being); "he felt as if his whole body were on fire"
person - a human body (usually including the clothing); "a weapon was hidden on his person"
juvenile body - the body of a young person
adult body - the body of an adult human being
male body - the body of a male human being
female body - the body of a female human being
Translations

bod

[bɒd] N
1. (Brit) (= person) → tipo/a m/f, tío/a m/f (Sp)
2. (= body) → cuerpo m

bod

[ˈbɒd] n (British) (= chap) → type m

bod

n
(Brit inf: = person) → Mensch m; odd bodkomischer Kerl
(sl: = body) → Body m (sl)

bod

[bɒd] n (Brit) (fam) → tipo
he's an odd bod → è un tipo strano
References in classic literature ?
Another of the adventurers was Master bod Pigsnort, a weighty merchant and selector Boston, and an elder of the famous Mr.
An' the new one was bronze--nine hundred pounds ut cost, an' then wantun' their returns out o' ut, an' me wuth a bod passage an' lossin' time every day.
Surprising as this union of separate individuals in common stock must always appear, every tree displays th same fact, for buds must be considered as individual plants It is, however, natural to consider a polypus, furnished wit a mouth, intestines, and other organs, as a distinct individual whereas the individuality of a leaf-bud is not easily realised so that the union of separate individuals in a common bod is more striking in a coralline than in a tree.
Pesco BoD discussed the measures taken to make Pesco a profitable entity.
BoD Pesco Malik Mohammad Asad Khan presided over the meeting.
During the meeting , the BoD also reviewed the company's articles of association , the executive regulations, the organizational structure and the powers of the senior positions, as well as the formation of the main committees that will be in charge of follow up and coordination.
Key to success of the new system was control of soluble BOD (sBODs).
Bydd y cyflwynydd Aled Samuel yn ein tywys drwy'r trefnu a'r paratoi, y cwynion a'r ciniawa ac yn dangos sut mae'r staff gweithgar yn mynd ati i sicrhau bod popeth yn rhedeg yn esmwyth 24 awr y dydd.
Fodd bynnag, mae angen yr elw arnom er mwyn ail-fuddsoddi yn ein cwmni i sicrhau bod ein seilwaith a'n staff yn parhau i ddatblygu i ddiwallu anghenion y bobl a'r gwasanaethau yr ydym yn eu gwasanaethu.
Mae Lisa yn meddwl ei bod hi a Dewi wedi hen orffen, a'i bod hi wedi symud ymlaen.
Mae Gwyneth wedi bod yn teimlo'n euog ofnadwy a dyna pam y dywedodd y gwir wrth Yvonne, " meddai Llinor ap Gwynedd, sy'n chwarae rhan Gwyneth yn y gyfres boblogaidd.
Both pure and mixed cultures have been used in number of BOD biosensor fabrications as a biological sensing material [6, 7].