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 systemis 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
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 "
* Pod, The growth medium for the replacements in "
Invasion of the Body Snatchers"
Proper Orthogonal Decompositionor Principal components analysis, a method for obtaining approximate descriptions of multidimensional systems in statistics
* Probability of Detection, a
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
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
iPod, an electronic device for music or video files designed by Apple Inc.
* Portable device, sometimes referred to as "pod," a partial
backronymconstructed 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
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"
Prince of Darkness
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