- 1.1 (fixed support)also: flagpolealso: tent pole(in fire station)telegraph pole
barra (feminine) (de descenso)poste (masculine) telegráficoto be up the pole (British English) [colloquial]estar chiflado or (in Spain also) mochales [colloquial]they're driving me up the pole!¡me están enloqueciendo!
¡me están sacando de quicio!Example sentences1.2
also: ski pole1.3 (for vaulting)garrocha (feminine) or (Spain) pértiga (feminine)1.4 (for barge, punt)
- But the Transport Research Laboratory has been working on a breakable fence with metal pins between the pole and support.
- The piece is based on a flock of birds in flight - long white poles support wing-shaped metal triangles in a curved line which echoes the movement of a flock.
- Another year passes and not so much as a tent pole in the ground.
impulsar (con la pértiga)Example sentences
- If, for example, after grounding the operator tries to power off instead of calling for assistance or poling the boat to deeper water, it will create a ‘blow hole’ in the grass bed about the size of the hull.
- Parvat stopped poling the boat and thought for a moment.
- Kartik and Sanyas take turns poling the boat, the pole dramatic against the sky.
- 1 (Geography) the North/South Poleel Polo Norte/Surto be poles apartExample sentences
- The logic of the correction was to visualise a human form straddling the celestial North Pole and orientated with his feet toward the ground.
- Moreover, depending on the station's location relative to the pole and the season, it could be subject to extended periods of darkness.
- In the polar world, there are three classic expeditions, the North Pole, the South Pole and the Greenland Ice Cap.
- polaco, (-ca) (masculine, feminine)Example sentences
- Right-wing renegades - an English-speaker and a Pole, rather than Afrikaners - were responsible.
- What about the Indians, the Pakistanis, the Italians, the Poles and the English.
- Our films speak only to 40 million Poles in Poland and a few more millions abroad.
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