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Poles

Meanings and phrases

totem poles

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Some say it developed from the totem poles of ancient tribes.
  • Emily Carr became famous for her paintings of totem poles in British Columbia.
  • According to Portland State University, the work is inspired by totem poles, and serves as a metaphor of "regional symbolism".

telephone poles

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Vehicles and telephone poles are oddly tilted and, frequently, so is the horizon.
  • In southern Switzerland along various lakes, telephone poles are made of granite.
  • Microphones were hung from windows or on telephone poles to capture the performances.

power poles

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In the city alone, 25 roads were flooded and 20 power poles were downed.
  • Numerous boats and homes were damaged and over 100 power poles were snapped.
  • In La Paz, capital of Baja California Sur, the hurricane downed 40 power poles.

utility poles

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Most of the islands 55,000 residents were without power as over 100 utility poles were destroyed.
  • Today, utility poles may hold much more than the uninsulated copper wire that they originally supported.
  • Overhead cable An overhead cable is a cable for the transmission of information, laid on utility poles.
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