pole

All Noun
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  • I take a ten-foot pole, and let it cover all that comes under it. Cited from The Story Of Kennett, by Bayard Taylor
  • Most other names are directly tied to its role as pole star.
  • I couldn't keep you out of this with a ten-foot pole. Cited from The Heart of the Range, by William Patterson White
  • Forward motion must be maintained in order to keep all of the poles standing.
  • Instead, each piece has its own north and south poles.
  • In a little while he returned and stated that he thought they could get up all right if they poled. Cited from Bob Hunt in Canada, by George W. Orton
  • There are still many other entertainment poles spread out around the city, featuring local and national artists.
  • You walk north up along a line of longitude until you get to the north pole.
  • Any trees that fell quickly took down power poles.
  • Poles only allowed to attend a church mass once a month - and only in the German language.
  • He started his first race on pole position.
  • At the center of the square is a flag pole located in the middle of the road.
  • Soon the forces were adding various machine-gun based weapons mounted on poles.
  • In that case all stars can be shown and the view can go to either pole or anywhere between.
  • Note the use of a single pole, common into the first part of the 20th Century.
  • His result suggested that the earth was more flattened towards the south pole than towards the north.
  • Poles of this type are placed outside the clan house of the most important village leaders.
  • Lady Pole was again appointed one of her ladies-in-waiting.
  • Most artists use a traditional method followed by a pole-raising ceremony.
  • Then he divided the semicircle from one pole to the other into thirty parts.
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Meaning of pole

  • noun A long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
  • noun A native or inhabitant of poland
  • noun One of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions
    they are at opposite poles, they are poles apart
  • noun One of two points of intersection of the earth's axis and the celestial sphere
  • noun One of two antipodal points where the earth's axis of rotation intersects the earth's surface
  • noun A long fiberglass sports implement used for pole vaulting
  • noun One of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated
  • verb Support on poles
    pole climbing plants like beans
  • verb Deoxidize molten metals by stirring them with a wooden pole