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prod at someone or something

to poke at someone or something. The boys prodded at the prone body of the man to see if he was dead or sleeping. If you prod at the turtle, it will never come out of its shell.
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prod someone into something

to motivate someone into doing something; to provoke someone into action. Do I have to prod you into going? Can't you volunteer for once? We will prod her into getting it done on time.
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on the prod

looking for trouble. North American informal
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1. n. a reminder. She gave me a little prod about the report that is due Monday.
2. tv. to remind someone (about something). Stop prodding me about these minor matters.
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PROD by operating directly on the seabed can switch dynamically from drilling to testing tools in a single deployment raising productivity while gathering extremely accurate, high quality data.
1998 91m prod Cube Libre, Canadian Film Centre exp Colin Brunton p Mehra Meh, Betty Orr d Vincenzo Natali sc Andre Bijelic, Vincenzo Natali, Graeme Manson ph Derek Rogers ed Jon Sanders m Mark Korven with Maurice Dean Wint, Nicky Guadagni, David Hewlett, Nicole deBoer, Andrew Miller, Julian Richings.
1987 92m prod Alliance Entertainment p John Kemeny, Andras Hamori d Tibor Takacs sc Michael Nankin ph Thomas Vamos ed Rit Wallis special effects Randall William Cook m Michael Hoenig, J.
1974 121m prod International Cinemedia Centre exp Gerald Schneider p John Kemeny d Ted Kotcheff sc Mordecai Richler, Lionel Chetwynd novel Mordecai Richler ph Brian West ed Thom Noble m Stanley Myers with Richard Dreyfuss, Micheline Lanctot, Jack Warden, Randy Quaid, Joseph Wiseman, Denholm Elliott, Joe Silver.
1990 82m prod Ordnance Motion Pictures exp Andre Bennett p Greg Klymkiw d/ph/ed Guy Maddin sc Guy Maddin, George Toles with Margaret-Anne MacLeod, Ari Cohen, Victor Cowie, David Falkenberg, Kyle McCulloch, Kathy Marykuca
AVL PROd is a trademark of Geotek Communications, Inc.
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Our PCANopen Magic ProDS covers many aspects of test and development," says Andrew Ayre, Lead Software Engineer at ESAcademy(R) "one being the test of a physical CANopen node by having it interact with a simulated network of up to 15 nodes.
For more information or to download the free version CANopen Magic ProDS Eval visit the dedicated web page www.