stem, handle, bar, cylinder, pole; see also rod 1.
arrow, spear, lance, missile; see weapon 1.
wave, streak, beam of light; see beam 2, ray.
cheat, trick, mistreat; see abuse 1.
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A series of particles or waves traveling close together in parallel paths:
A relatively long, straight, rigid piece of metal or other solid material: