traverse rod
noun Date: 1948 a metal rod or track with a pulley mechanism for drawing curtains

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • traverse rod — noun or traverse track : a metal rod or track with a pulley mechanism for drawing a curtain * * * a horizontal rod upon which drapes slide to open or close when pulled by cords …   Useful english dictionary

  • traverse rod — trav′erse rod n. fur a horizontal rod upon which drapes slide to open or close when pulled by cords …   From formal English to slang

  • traverse rod — a horizontal rod upon which drapes slide to open or close when pulled by cords. * * * …   Universalium

  • 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

  • traverse track — noun see traverse rod …   Useful english dictionary

  • traverse — traversable, adj. traversal, n. traverser, n. /trav euhrs, treuh verrs /, v., traversed, traversing, n., adj. v.t. 1. to pass or move over, along, or through. 2. to go to and fro over or along. 3. to extend across or over: A bridge traverses the… …   Universalium

  • Rod Sellers — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Rod et Sellers. Rod Sellers …   Wikipédia en Français

  • traverse — tra•verse v. [[t]trəˈvɜrs, ˈtræv ərs[/t]] n., adj. [[t]ˈtræv ərs, trəˈvɜrs[/t]] v. versed, vers•ing, n. adj. 1) to pass or move over, along, or through; cross 2) to go to and fro over or along 3) to extend across or over: A bridge traverses the… …   From formal English to slang

  • 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

  • Edouard Rod — Édouard Rod Édouard Rod peint par Ernest Biéler. Édouard Rod (31 mars 1857–29 janvier 1910 à Grasse, France), né à Nyon, en Suisse, et originaire de Ropraz, est un critique littéraire, journaliste, bellettrien et …   Wikipédia en Français

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