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tungkod [tung.kud.] : staff (n.)
Synonyms: baston

Derivatives of tungkod

n. (group)1. staffpersonnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task.; "the hospital has an excellent nursing staff"; "the general relied on his staff to make routine decisions"
~ newsroomthe staff of a newspaper or the news department of a periodical.; "every newspaper editor is criticized by the newsroom"
~ personnel, forcegroup of people willing to obey orders.; "a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"
~ office staff, officeprofessional or clerical workers in an office.; "the whole office was late the morning of the blizzard"
~ research staffa group of associated research workers in a university or library or laboratory.
~ sales staffthose in a business who are responsible for sales.
~ security staffthose in an organization responsible for preventing spying or theft.
~ maintenance staff, service staffthose in a business responsible for maintaining the physical plant.
~ general staffmilitary officers assigned to assist a senior officer in planning military policy.
~ headquarters staffmilitary staff stationed at headquarters.
~ staff member, stafferan employee who is a member of a staff of workers (especially a member of the staff that works for the President of the United States).
n. (artifact)2. staffa strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose.; "he walked with the help of a wooden staff"
~ alpenstocka stout staff with a metal point; used by mountain climbers.
~ batona short staff carried by some officials to symbolize an office or an authority.
~ shepherd's crook, crooka long staff with one end being hook shaped.
~ crutcha wooden or metal staff that fits under the armpit and reaches to the ground; used by disabled person while walking.
~ distaffthe staff on which wool or flax is wound before spinning.
~ flagpole, flagstaffa tall staff or pole on which a flag is raised.
~ pikestaffthe staff of a pike.
~ quarterstaffa long stout staff used as a weapon.
~ stickan implement consisting of a length of wood.; "he collected dry sticks for a campfire"; "the kid had a candied apple on a stick"
n. (group)3. faculty, staffthe body of teachers and administrators at a school.; "the dean addressed the letter to the entire staff of the university"
~ bodya group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity.; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body"
~ schoolan educational institution.; "the school was founded in 1900"
~ prof, professorsomeone who is a member of the faculty at a college or university.
n. (substance)4. staffbuilding material consisting of plaster and hair; used to cover external surfaces of temporary structure (as at an exposition) or for decoration.
~ building materialmaterial used for constructing buildings.
n. (communication)5. staffa rod carried as a symbol.
~ symbolan arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance.
~ crosier, croziera staff surmounted by a crook or cross carried by bishops as a symbol of pastoral office.
~ macea ceremonial staff carried as a symbol of office or authority.
~ scepter, sceptre, verge, wanda ceremonial or emblematic staff.
~ tipstaffstaff with a metal tip carried as a sign of office by e.g. a bailiff or constable.
n. (communication)6. staff, stave(music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written.
~ musical notation(music) notation used by musicians.
~ staff lineany of the 5 horizontal marks comprising a staff.
~ spaceone of the areas between or below or above the lines of a musical staff.; "the spaces are the notes F-A-C-E"
~ musican artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner.
v. (competition)7. staffprovide with staff.; "This position is not always staffed"
~ manprovide with workers.; "We cannot man all the desks"; "Students were manning the booths"
~ cater, ply, provide, supplygive what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance.; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"
v. (competition)8. staffserve on the staff of.; "The two men staff the reception desk"
~ servedo duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function.; "He served as head of the department for three years"; "She served in Congress for two terms"