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ROD. A measure sixteen feet and a half long; a perch.

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The dependences of the average arithmetic number of streamer flares on the electric field strength for the pointed and square rods are shown in Fig.
The square rods were used for placing on the floor in the buggy." Photo submitted by David Ruark, Pomeroy, Wash.
The lobby, designed with serenity in mind, includes a 1,754 crystal chandelier, a curved accent wall adorned with 15-foot bronze square rods, bamboo tiles and a "decompression" room--equipped with an LED lit Riverstone pebble walkway--leading up to the elevators.