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Pole US English

A native or inhabitant of Poland, or a person of Polish descent

pole1 US English

A long, slender, rounded piece of wood or metal, typically used with one end placed in the ground as a support for something

pole2 US English

Either of the two locations (North Pole or South Pole) on the surface of the earth (or of a celestial object) that are the northern and southern ends of the axis of rotation

pole3 US English

short for pole position.

pole barn US English

A farm building with no foundation and with sides consisting of corrugated steel or aluminum panels supported by poles set in the ground typically at eight-foot intervals

pole bean US English

A variety of bean plant that climbs up a wall, tree, or trellis

ski pole US English

Either of two lightweight poles held by a skier to assist in balance or propulsion

tent pole US English

A pole supporting a tent

animal pole US English

The portion of an egg that contains the nucleus and less yolk, opposite the vegetal pole

greasy pole US English

A pole covered with an oily substance to make it more difficult to climb or walk along, used especially as a form of entertainment

pole lathe US English

An ancient form of lathe operated by a treadle, in which the work is turned by a cord passing round it and rotated back by the action of a springy pole or sapling attached to the top end

pole piece US English

A mass of iron forming the end of an electromagnet, through which the lines of magnetic force are concentrated and directed

pole vault US English

An athletic event in which competitors attempt to vault over a high bar with the end of an extremely long flexible pole held in the hands and used to give extra spring

power pole US English

A pole, mast, or tower that carries electric wires

square pole US English

another term for perch222.

totem pole US English

A pole on which totems are hung or on which the images of totems are carved

barber's pole US English

A pole painted with spiraling red and white stripes and hung outside barbershops as a business sign

fishing pole US English

A fishing rod, especially a simple one with no reel

pole building US English

A quickly constructed building in which vertical poles are secured in the ground to serve as both the foundation and framework

pole dancing US English

Erotic dancing that involves swinging around a fixed pole

pole position US English

The most favorable position at the start of an automobile race, typically on the inside of the front row of competitors

positive pole US English

A north-seeking pole of a magnet

ranging pole US English

A pole or rod used for setting a straight line

utility pole US English

another term for telephone pole.

vegetal pole US English

The portion of an ovum opposite the animal pole, containing most of the yolk and little cytoplasm

negative pole US English

The south-seeking pole of a magnet

magnetic pole US English

Each of the points near the extremities of the axis of rotation of the earth or another celestial body where a magnetic needle dips vertically

celestial pole US English

The point on the celestial sphere directly above either of the earth’s geographic poles, around which the stars and planets appear to rotate during the course of the night. The north celestial pole is currently within one degree of the star Polaris

telegraph pole US English

A tall pole used to carry telegraph or telephone wires above the ground

telephone pole US English

A tall pole used to carry telephone wires and other utility lines above the ground

poleax US English

another term for battle-ax111.

beanpole US English

A stick for supporting bean plants

maypole US English

A pole painted and decorated with flowers, around which people traditionally dance on May Day, holding long ribbons that are attached to the top of the pole

polestar US English

another term for Polaris.

ridgepole US English

A horizontal beam along the ridge of a roof, into which the rafters are fastened

barber pole in barber's pole US English

A pole painted with spiraling red and white stripes and hung outside barbershops as a business sign

North Pole in pole2 US English

Either of the two locations (North Pole or South Pole) on the surface of the earth (or of a celestial object) that are the northern and southern ends of the axis of rotation

South Pole in pole2 US English

Either of the two locations (North Pole or South Pole) on the surface of the earth (or of a celestial object) that are the northern and southern ends of the axis of rotation

would not touch something with a ten-foot pole US English

Used to express a refusal to have anything to do with someone or something

leveling pole in leveling rod US English

A graduated pole with a movable marker, held upright and used with a surveying instrument to measure differences in elevation. Also called leveling pole, leveling staff

pole1 US Thesaurus

gulls like to perch atop the poles

pole2 US Thesaurus

points of view at opposite poles

pole English-Spanish

poste m

Pole English-Spanish

polaco,

pole Spanish-English

pole position


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