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POLE





Definition:

  1. [noun] a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic

  2. [noun] a native or inhabitant of Poland
    Synonyms: Pole

  3. [noun] one of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions; "they are at opposite poles"; "they are poles apart"

  4. [noun] a linear measure of 16.5 feet
    Synonyms: perch, rod

  5. [noun] a square rod of land
    Synonyms: perch, rod

  6. [noun] one of two points of intersection of the Earth's axis and the celestial sphere
    Synonyms: celestial

  7. [noun] one of two antipodal points where the Earth's axis of rotation intersects the Earth's surface

  8. [noun] a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
    Synonyms: terminal

  9. [noun] a long fiberglass sports implement used for pole vaulting

  10. [noun] one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated
    Synonyms: magnetic

  11. [verb] propel with a pole; "pole barges on the river"; "We went punting in Cambridge"
    Synonyms: punt

  12. [verb] support on poles; "pole climbing plants like beans"

  13. [verb] deoxidize molten metals by stirring them with a wooden pole

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