a small group of students who learn together (like peas in a pod), either for academic convenience or due to special circumstances (such pandemic, specialized programs, or homeschooling)

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The origin of pod, referring to a group of marine mammals, isn't known, but in the 20th century it was adopted to refer to small groups of students as well. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this usage has seen an uptick, as educators consider new models for educating students remotely or in small groups referred to as "pods."
Learning pods—also called "pandemic pods," micro-schools or nano-schools—are small groups of students (typically three to 10 children) who learn together outside the classroom but still in person. Some pods are hiring tutors to teach a child's school curriculum; some pods are sharing teaching duties among parents. Other families are opting out of their kids' schools entirely and treating a pod like a home-schooling co-op with an agreed-upon curriculum.
— Dani Blum and Farah Miller, The New York Times, 18 Aug. 2020
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and individual who, due to lack of common social apprehensions or anxieties, rarely feels awkward during embarrasing social situations.
JERRY: Let me explain something to you.. You see, you're not normal. You're a great guy, I love you, but you're a pod. I, on the other hand, am a human being. I sometimes feel awkward, uncomfortable, even inhibited in certain situations with the other human beings. You wouldn't understand.

KRAMER: Because I'm a pod?

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when someone or something is super adorable or cute
OMG that old man is so pod!
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When you have sex with a girl whenever you want.
One of the good things of having a girlfriend is POD!!!
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used in paintball to hold your extra balls that dont fit in your hopper
extra paint
person 1- did you see me dumping pods on that bitch
person 2- yeah, than you ran out of paint and he bunkered you
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slang for marijuana circa late 1950's
Talks about "pod," and smoke it now and then, and keeps some around to offer the fast Hollywood types.
-Naked Lunch
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an amputee person who has had both legs removed but still has arms so has to use a wheelchair.
Hey, who's that guy with no legs in a wheelchair? That's patrick the pod, he had both his legs amputated because of excessive smoking!
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