Definitions and meaning of lod
lod (plural lods)
- (statistics) Initialism of logarithm of odds. A measure of likelihood calculated by taking the log of the ratio of the probability of a hypothesis being true given the observed data over the probability that the hypothesis is false.
- 'old, DLO, DOL, Dol, LDO, dol, old
From Middle Low German lōt.
- IPA(key): /lɔd/, [lʌð]
- Rhymes: -oð
lod n (singular definite loddet, plural indefinite lodder)
- plumb bob
- lead (plummet to measure depth of water)
- sinker (weight used in fishing)
- lot (weight unit). A Danish lod was 15.6 grams. In this sense the plural is lod.
From Old Norse hlutr. Compare Old English hlot (English lot).
lod n or c (singular definite loddet or lodden, plural indefinite lodder)
- ticket n
- lot, prize n
- fate, lot c
- portion, share c
- lot, plot c
See lodde (“to solder”).
- imperative of lodde
See lade (“to let, leave, have”).
- past tense of lade
- lod on the Danish Wikipedia.Wikipedia da
- Lod (vægtenhed) on the Danish Wikipedia.Wikipedia da
- “lod,1” in Den Danske Ordbog
- “lod,2” in Den Danske Ordbog
From Proto-Slavic *ledъ. Cognate with Upper Sorbian lód, Polish lód, Czech led, Russian лёд (ljod), Old Church Slavonic ледъ (ledŭ).
lod m (diminutive lodk)
- ice (water in frozen form)
- Muka, Arnošt (1921, 1928), “lod”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
- Starosta, Manfred (1999), “lod”, in Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch (in German), Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag
- first/second-person singular preterite absolute of téit
- first/second-person singular preterite conjunct of téit
From Old Swedish lodh, from Middle Low German lot, from Proto-West Germanic *laud.
- a plumb bob, a plummet, a weight (hanging)
- a tool used to determine the depth of water
- a tool used in construction to find a vertical line
- a weight used to power a clock
- a weight used in a loom
- a weight used in a steelyard balance
- a piece of metal used to heat a (non-electric) flat iron
- solder (metal used in soldering)
- a lot; an old weight unit corresponding to 1/30 or 1/32 pound
- lod in Svenska Akademiens ordlista (SAOL)
- lod in Svenska Akademiens ordbok (SAOB)
- lod in Walter E. Harlock, Svensk-engelsk ordbok : skolupplaga (1964)
- the logarithm of the odds, used in statistics.
(source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)