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Pole

Meanings and phrases

Pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Poland

pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
  2. one of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions
  3. a linear measure of 16.5 feet; perch; rod
  4. a square rod of land; perch; rod
  5. one of two points of intersection of the Earth's axis and the celestial sphere; celestial pole
  6. one of two antipodal points where the Earth's axis of rotation intersects the Earth's surface
  7. a long fiberglass sports implement used for pole vaulting
  8. one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated; magnetic pole
  9. a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves; terminal

pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. propel with a pole; punt
  2. support on poles
  3. deoxidize molten metals by stirring them with a wooden pole

North Pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the northernmost point of the Earth's axis

South Pole

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n.
  1. the southernmost point of the Earth's axis

barber 's pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. striped pole outside a barbershop

barge pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a long pole used to propel or guide a barge

celestial pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one of two points of intersection of the Earth's axis and the celestial sphere; pole

fishing pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a rod of wood or steel or fiberglass that is used in fishing to extend the fishing line; fishing rod

hop pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a tall pole to support the wires on which the hop plant is trained

magnetic pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. either of two points where the lines of force of the Earth's magnetic field are vertical
  2. one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated; pole
n.
  1. the pole of a magnet that points toward the south when the magnet is suspended freely; negative pole; south-seeking pole

negative pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the pole of a magnet that points toward the south when the magnet is suspended freely; negative magnetic pole; south-seeking pole
  2. the terminal of a battery that is connected to the negative plate
n.
  1. the celestial pole above the northern hemisphere; near Polaris

north-seeking pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the pole of a magnet that points toward the north when the magnet is suspended freely; positive pole; positive magnetic pole

pole bean

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a climbing bean plant that will climb a wall or tree or trellis

pole horse

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the horse having a starting position next to the inside rail in a harness race
  2. a draft horse harnessed alongside the shaft or pole of a vehicle; poler

pole jump

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a competition that involves jumping over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole; pole vault; pole vaulting; pole jumping

pole jumper

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an athlete who jumps over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole; vaulter; pole vaulter

pole jumping

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a competition that involves jumping over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole; pole vault; pole vaulting; pole jump

pole position

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the most favorable position at the start of a race
E.g.
  • No points are awarded for pole position or fastest lap.
  • Q3 will see the top ten drivers fight for pole position.
  • () (results in bold indicate pole position)

pole star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the brightest star in Ursa Minor; at the end of the handle of the Little Dipper; the northern axis of the earth points toward it; Polaris; North Star; polar star; polestar

pole vault

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a competition that involves jumping over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole; pole vaulting; pole jump; pole jumping
E.g.
  • His brother Patrick Desruelles competed in the men's pole vault.
  • He was the starting quarterback, and excelled in the pole vault.
  • He competed in the pole vault event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

pole vaulter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an athlete who jumps over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole; vaulter; pole jumper
E.g.
  • Her younger sister, Georgia, is also a pole vaulter.
  • Their son, Danny Ecker, is a world-class pole vaulter.
  • She is married to the former pole vaulter Igor Trandenkov.

pole vaulting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a competition that involves jumping over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole; pole vault; pole jump; pole jumping
n.
  1. the pole of a magnet that points toward the north when the magnet is suspended freely; positive pole; north-seeking pole

positive pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the terminal of a battery that is connected to the positive plate
  2. the pole of a magnet that points toward the north when the magnet is suspended freely; positive magnetic pole; north-seeking pole

range pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. surveying instrument consisting of a straight rod painted in bands of alternate red and white each one foot wide; used for sightings by surveyors; ranging pole; flagpole

ranging pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. surveying instrument consisting of a straight rod painted in bands of alternate red and white each one foot wide; used for sightings by surveyors; range pole; flagpole

ski pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a pole with metal points used as an aid in skiing
n.
  1. the celestial pole above the southern hemisphere

south-seeking pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the pole of a magnet that points toward the south when the magnet is suspended freely; negative magnetic pole; negative pole

telegraph pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall pole supporting telephone wires; telephone pole; telegraph post

telephone pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall pole supporting telephone wires; telegraph pole; telegraph post

totem pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a tribal emblem consisting of a pillar carved and painted with totemic figures; erected by Indian tribes of the northwest Pacific coast
E.g.
  • In 2004, he created a totem pole in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Quebec.
  • For a time it was used to store the Chief Shelton Story Pole (totem pole) after it was taken down in 2010.
  • Sojinhang fell asleep, and Hwanguyangssi emerged and turned Sojinhang into a jangseung, or totem pole, to defend the villages.

won the pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Harvick won the pole, both at Michigan and Indianapolis.
  • 12 Coca-Cola team, won the pole position.

pole positions

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It took 15 out of a possible 19 pole positions.
  • The car took 18 of the 19 pole positions and won 12 races.
  • Currently he has 19 career wins along with 11 pole positions.

took pole

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E.g.
  • In the qualification for the race Nelson Piquet, Jr. took pole position.
  • The trip to the Nürburgring, saw the first time this season, the pair won a race after they took pole as well.
  • Teo Fabi also took pole position in a Toleman-Hart at the 1985 German Grand Prix, the first of only two F1 poles by a Hart-powered car.

first pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Shane Lewis made the first pole in the GX category with a Porsche Cayman.
  • A year later, Felipe Massa took his first pole position and victory at Istanbul.
  • Thus, Davison claimed his first pole position at the Mount Panorama Circuit, with Whincup second.

north pole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This crater lies near the north pole of the Moon.
  • In a magnetic compass, the north pole of a bar magnet points north.
  • Aratus described him circling the north pole, herding the two bears.

south pole

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E.g.
  • The south pole temperature averages at approximately .
  • The team detected many crevasses on its way to south pole.
  • Orbiters from several countries have explored the region around the lunar south pole.

took pole position

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E.g.
  • In the qualification for the race Nelson Piquet, Jr. took pole position.
  • Teo Fabi also took pole position in a Toleman-Hart at the 1985 German Grand Prix, the first of only two F1 poles by a Hart-powered car.
  • In the 1965 race he took pole position and led from the start, but went up an escape road on lap 25 to avoid hitting a slow backmarker.
E.g.
  • A year later, Felipe Massa took his first pole position and victory at Istanbul.
  • Thus, Davison claimed his first pole position at the Mount Panorama Circuit, with Whincup second.
  • In qualifying for the 2013 Hollywood Casino 400, Harvick had a lap speed of for his first pole position since September 2006.

flag pole

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E.g.
  • The remains of a flag pole are still present on the north-east turret.
  • These pennants have a long, narrow, triangular shape, usually half the length of the flag pole.
  • A steel flag pole (incorporating a lightning conductor) was placed on the northern end of the service tower.

pole vault event

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E.g.
  • He competed in the pole vault event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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