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Definitions of pole

  1. To convey on poles; as, to pole hay into a barn. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To impel by a pole or poles, as a boat. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To stir, as molten glass, with a pole. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To push with a long road or staff. - Pole, a native of Poland. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. propel with a pole; of barges on rivers, for example Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. deoxidize molten metals by stirring them with a wooden pole Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. To furnish with poles for support: to bear or convey on poles; to impel by poles, as a boat. Under bare poles, with the sails all furled. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. a long fiberglass sports implement used for pole vaulting Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. one of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions; "they are at opposite poles" or"they are poles apart" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. one of two antipodal points where the Earth's axis of rotation intersects the Earth's surface Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. one of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions; "they are at opposite poles"; "they are poles apart" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  15. a linear measure of 16.5 feet Wordnet Dictionary DB
  16. support on poles; "pole climbing plants like beans" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  17. propel with a pole; "pole barges on the river"; "We went punting in Cambridge" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  18. A native or inhabitant of Poland; a Polander. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. A long, slender piece of wood; a tall, slender piece of timber; the stem of a small tree whose branches have been removed; as, specifically: (a) A carriage pole, a wooden bar extending from the front axle of a carriage between the wheel horses, by which the carriage is guided and held back. (b) A flag pole, a pole on which a flag is supported. (c) A Maypole. See Maypole. (d) A barber's pole, a pole painted in stripes, used as a sign by barbers and hairdressers. (e) A pole on which climbing beans, hops, or other vines, are trained. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. Either extremity of an axis of a sphere; especially, one of the extremities of the earth's axis; as, the north pole. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. A point upon the surface of a sphere equally distant from every part of the circumference of a great circle; or the point in which a diameter of the sphere perpendicular to the plane of such circle meets the surface. Such a point is called the pole of that circle; as, the pole of the horizon; the pole of the ecliptic; the pole of a given meridian. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. One of the opposite or contrasted parts or directions in which a polar force is manifested; a point of maximum intensity of a force which has two such points, or which has polarity; as, the poles of a magnet; the north pole of a needle. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. The firmament; the sky. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. See Polarity, and Polar, n. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. A measuring stick; also, a measure of length equal to 5 yards, or a square measure equal to 30 square yards; a rod; a perch. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. A long staff; as, a flagpole; a measure equal to five and a half yards; one of the two ends of the axis of the earth; one of the two opposite points in a magnet. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  27. That on which anything turns, as a pivot or axis: one of the ends of the axis of a sphere, esp. of the earth: (physics) one of the two points of a body in which the attractive or repulsive energy is concentrated, as a magnet. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  28. A pale or pile: a long piece of wood: an instrument for measuring: a measure of length, 5 1/2 yards; in square measure, 80 1/4 yards. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  29. A native of Poland. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  30. A long rod or shaft of wood; measure of 5½ linear yards. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  31. Extremity of an axis. esp. of the earth; end of a magnet. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  32. Polar. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  33. An extremity of the axis of a sphere. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. One of two points, as of a magnet, at which opposite qualities are concentrated. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  35. One of the Slavic people inhabiting Poland. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  36. A long slender piece of wood; a rod or perch; a measure of length of 5 1/2 yards; an instrument for measuring. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  37. One of the extremities of the axis on which the sphere of the heavens or the earth revolves; the star which is vertical to the pole of the earth; the pole-star; one of the two points in a body where the attractive or the repellant force is concentrated. Magnetic pole, one of the points in a magnet corresponding to the poles of the earth, the one pointing north and the other south; the place on the surface of the earth where the needle points vertically. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  38. A long, slender, piece of wood; a ong staff; a measure of length, 16 1/2 feet or 1/4 chain; in land-measure, 30 1/3 sqare yards; a mast. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for pole

  1. Down toward the South Pole – Steve Young by George Manville Fenn
  2. I've been to the North Pole he ended quietly, " so we shan't have to go there." – The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
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