Definition of utility pole in English:

utility pole

Syllabification: u·til·i·ty pole


North American
  • another term for telephone pole.
    More example sentences
    • At present, operators are charged about $4 to attach cables to utility poles.
    • Where the two companies vary is in how they connect the Internet to your home from the utility pole or power line out back.
    • I suspect that most of us are accustomed to seeing utility poles with wires and mysterious gadgets on top, but I suppose the addition of the cellular boxes tips the poles over the edge of not blending in.

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