POD may refer to:


* Payable on Death, term used on certain bank accounts or Totten trusts, where payment will be made to a specified person upon the death of the account holder
* Proof of delivery, an international commerce term for a signed document proving delivery
* Print on demand (also "publishing on demand"), published works not produced until a copy is ordered


* Ping of death, a type of attack on a computer
* Plain Old Data Structures, a term for all data types from the C programming language in C++
* Plain Old Documentation, a platform-independent documentation tool for the computer language Perl
* Portable On Demand Storage, a portable storage unit
* Power On Diagnostics, the start up sequence of computers before the Operating system is loaded. Invoked as a part of BIOS or PROM
* Python Open Document


* P.O.D. or Payable on Death, Californian nu metal quartet
* "The Path of Daggers", the eighth book of The Wheel of Time fantasy series by Robert Jordan
* "Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny", a rock musical starring Tenacious D
** "The Pick of Destiny", the soundtrack album
** "POD" (song), a song on the album
* "Planet of Death", a racing game which was one of the first games to use the MMX instruction set; also the name of a 1981 video game which was also known as "Adventure A"
* Power of Dreams, a Dublin-based pop/rock band
* P.O.D or Pot Overdose, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, "Let's get POD"
* Pod, a short user-created non-fiction video or documentary aired by Current TV
* EVA Pod, a fictional spacecraft used for extra-vehicular activity seen in the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey
* Pod, A fictional organic gaming console featured in the movie "eXistenZ"
* Pod, The growth medium for the replacements in "Invasion of the Body Snatchers"


*Proper Orthogonal Decomposition or Principal components analysis, a method for obtaining approximate descriptions of multidimensional systems in statistics
* Probability of Detection, a nondestructive testing term


* Postoperative Discitis, often seen after Lumbar discectomy
* Pouch of Douglas or rectouterine pouch, an extension of the peritoneal cavity between the rectum and back wall of the uterus


*"Pod" (Afro Celt Sound System album), a 2004 album
*"Pod" (album), a rock album by The Breeders
*"The Pod", a 1991 album by Ween
*P.O.D. American Christian metal band from San Diego, California
* Pod, Pod 2.0, FloorPOD and Podxt line of guitar amp modellers by Line 6


* Protective Oceanic Device, an electronic shark repellent
* Pod, a small vehicle, especially used in emergency situations
* Pod, a method of propulsion for ships also known as an Azimuth thruster
* iPod, an electronic device for music or video files designed by Apple Inc.
* Portable device, sometimes referred to as "pod," a partial backronym constructed from digital media similar to the iPod


* Pod, a seed-case of a flowering plant
* Pod, a social group of cetaceas (whales, porpoises, dolphins, etc.)
* POD, a UK charity which organizes entertainment for children in hospital
* Cephalopod
* Orthotube, a door-like security device seen in the BBC television series Spooks
* Point of divergence, the point at which an alternate history diverges from the normal timeline
* Point of distribution, the places in which aid is given out in natural disaster "zones"

ee also

* Prince of Darkness

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