- 1 1.1 (fixed support) poste (m)(flagpole)mástil (m)(tent pole)palo (m), mástil (m); (in fire station) barra (f) (de descenso) telegraph pole poste (m) telegráfico to be up the pole (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] estar* chiflado or (Esp tb) mochales [familiar/colloquial] they're driving me up the pole! ¡me están enloqueciendo!, ¡me están sacando de quicio!More example sentences1.2
(ski pole)bastón (m) (de esquí) 1.3 (for vaulting) garrocha (f) or (Esp) pértiga (f) 1.4 (for barge, punt) pértiga (f)
- 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.
- 2 2.1 [Geog] polo (m) the North/South Pole el Polo Norte/Sur to be poles apart ser* polos opuestos 2.2 [Phys] polo (m)More example sentences
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- Water molecules have poles of positive and negative electric charge that are known to create attractive forces between cells, known as van der Waals forces.
- 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.
- [punt/barge] impulsar (con la pértiga)More 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.