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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.
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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
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bod

(bɒd)

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

BOD

biochemical oxygen demand.
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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, 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
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Translations

bod

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

[ˈbɒd] n (British) (= chap) → type m
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bod

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

[bɒd] n (Brit) (fam) → tipo
he's an odd bod → è un tipo strano
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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.
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.
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.
The federal cabinet, the other day, has approved new BoDs of Pakistan Mineral Development Corporation (PMDC), Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL), Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) and Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) to improve their efficiency.
The approval was given in 126th meeting of Mepco BoDs led by Chairman Khalid Masood Khan here on Wednesday.
It was informed that in the light of BoD's suggestions, the PESCO Management has succeeded in reducing line losses, while recovery has also been increased.