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prodprod2 noun [countable usually singular]  1 PUSH especially British English a quick pushing movement, using your finger or a pointed object syn poke ‘Go on, ’ he whispered, giving me a prod in the back.2 REMIND/MAKE somebody REMEMBER British English when you persuade or remind someone to do something Why don’t you ring the shop and give them a prod?3 TZa pointed instrument used for pushing animals, to make them move a cattle prod
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prodThe new law will serve as a prod to make the airline industry increase their safety measures.a cattle prodHe stands up and starts threatening Paul with an imaginary cattle prod.And these, said Perdita, are the cattle prods.A gentle prod not to be scared was about all that Cosmopolitan could handle.He gave the dog a quick prod with his foot.Jerry gave me a sharp prod in the back.As such it was prod and key to personal achievement and productivity.cattle prodI, on the other hand, had backache and climbed it as though a cattle prod were taped to my spine.She was stripped naked and beaten with a cattle prod before being thrown into a cell full of excrement.A cattle prod, that would be the thing.He stands up and starts threatening Paul with an imaginary cattle prod.And these, said Perdita, are the cattle prods.