Found 3 items, similar to perch.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n 1: support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a
resting place (especially for a bird)
2: a linear measure of 16.5 feet [syn: rod
3: a square rod of land [syn: rod
4: an elevated place serving as a seat
5: any of numerous fishes of America and Europe
6: spiny-finned freshwater food and game fishes
7: any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of various families of
the order Perciformes
v 1: sit, as on a branch; “The birds perched high in the treee”
2: to come to rest, settle; “Misfortune lighted upon him”
3: cause to perch or sit; “She perched her hat on her head”
English → English
, n. [The same word as rood. See Rood
1. A straight and slender stick; a wand; hence, any slender
bar, as of wood or metal (applied to various purposes).
(a) An instrument of punishment or correction;
He that spareth his rod hateth his son. --Prov.
(b) A kind of sceptor, or badge of office; hence,
figuratively, power; authority; tyranny; oppression.
“The rod, and bird of peace.”
(c) A support for a fishing line; a fish pole. --Gay.
(d) (Mach. & Structure) A member used in tension, as for
sustaining a suspended weight, or in tension and
compression, as for transmitting reciprocating motion,
etc.; a connecting bar.
(e) An instrument for measuring.
2. A measure of length containing sixteen and a half feet; --
called also perch
, and pole
. See in the Vocabulary.
Rods and cones
(Anat.), the elongated cells or elements of
the sensory layer of the retina, some of which are
cylindrical, others somewhat conical.
(spr[a^]t), n. [OE. sprot, sprotte, D. sprot; akin
to G. sprotte.] (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A small European herring (Clupea sprattus
allied to the common herring and the pilchard; -- called
. The name is also applied to small herring
of different kinds.
(b) A California surf-fish (Rhacochilus toxotes
); -- called
, and perch
(Zo["o]l.), the red-throated diver; -- so
called from its fondness for sprats. See Diver
(a) The young of the great northern diver. [Prov. Eng.]
(b) The red-throated diver. See Diver
(Zo["o]l.), the kittiwake gull.