Definitions of pole

  1.   one of two points of intersection of the Earth's axis and the celestial sphere
  2.   one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated
  3.   a square rod of land
  4.   propel with a pole of barges on rivers for example
  5.   a long usually round rod of wood or metal or plastic
  6.   a long fiberglass sports implement used for pole vaulting
  7.   a contact on an electrical device such as a battery at which electric current enters or leaves
  8.   one of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions they are at opposite poles or they are poles apart
  9.   one of two antipodal points where the Earth's axis of rotation intersects the Earth's surface
  10.   deoxidize molten metals by stirring them with a wooden pole
  11.   one of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions they are at opposite poles they are poles apart
  12.   a linear measure of 16 5 feet
  13.   support on poles pole climbing plants like beans
  14.   propel with a pole pole barges on the river We went punting in Cambridge
  15.   A native or inhabitant of Poland a Polander
  16.   A long slender piece of wood a tall slender piece of timber the stem of a small tree whose branches have been removed as specifically a A carriage pole a wooden bar extending from the front axle of a carriage between the wheel horses by which the carriage is guided and held back b A flag pole a pole on which a flag is supported c A Maypole See Maypole d A barber's pole a pole painted in stripes used as a sign by barbers and hairdressers e A pole on which climbing beans hops or other vines are trained
  17.   To furnish with poles for support as to pole beans or hops
  18.   To convey on poles as to pole hay into a barn
  19.   To impel by a pole or poles as a boat
  20.   To stir as molten glass with a pole
  21.   Either extremity of an axis of a sphere especially one of the extremities of the earth's axis as the north pole
  22.   A point upon the surface of a sphere equally distant from every part of the circumference of a great circle or the point in which a diameter of the sphere perpendicular to the plane of such circle meets the surface Such a point is called the pole of that circle as the pole of the horizon the pole of the ecliptic the pole of a given meridian
  23.   One of the opposite or contrasted parts or directions in which a polar force is manifested a point of maximum intensity of a force which has two such points or which has polarity as the poles of a magnet the north pole of a needle
  24.   The firmament the sky
  25.   See Polarity and Polar n
  26.   A measuring stick also a measure of length equal to 5 yards or a square measure equal to 30 square yards a rod a perch
  27.   A long staff as a flagpole a measure equal to five and a half yards one of the two ends of the axis of the earth one of the two opposite points in a magnet
  28.   To push with a long road or staff Pole a native of Poland
  29.   1 One of the two points at the extremity of the axis of any body 2 One of the two points on a sphere at the greatest distance from the equator 3 One of the two points in a magnet or an electric battery or cell having the extremes of opposite properties as of attraction or repulsion
  30.   That on which anything turns as a pivot or axis one of the ends of the axis of a sphere esp of the earth physics one of the two points of a body in which the attractive or repulsive energy is concentrated as a magnet
  31.   A pale or pile a long piece of wood an instrument for measuring a measure of length 5 1 2 yards in square measure 80 1 4 yards
  32.   A native of Poland
  33.   A long rod or shaft of wood measure of 5 linear yards
  34.   Extremity of an axis esp of the earth end of a magnet
  35.   Polar
  36.   A long slender piece of wood or metal a rod
  37.   An extremity of the axis of a sphere
  38.   One of two points as of a magnet at which opposite qualities are concentrated
  39.   One of the Slavic people inhabiting Poland
  40.   A long slender piece of wood a rod or perch a measure of length of 5 1 2 yards an instrument for measuring
  41.   One of the extremities of the axis on which the sphere of the heavens or the earth revolves the star which is vertical to the pole of the earth the pole star one of the two points in a body where the attractive or the repellant force is concentrated Magnetic pole one of the points in a magnet corresponding to the poles of the earth the one pointing north and the other south the place on the surface of the earth where the needle points vertically
  42.   To furnish with poles for support to bear or convey on poles to impel by poles as a boat Under bare poles with the sails all furled
  43.   The extremities of the eath's axis the extreme points of the axis on which the celestial sphere revolves in geom and astron the extremities of an axis of rotaion of a pshere or spehroid in spherics the extremities of the straight line perpendicular to the plane of the circle and passing through ints centre the two points in a magnet in which the power seems to be cihefly concentrated
  44.   A long slender piece of wood a ong staff a measure of length 16 1 2 feet or 1 4 chain in land measure 30 1 3 sqare yards a mast

Quotes of pole

  1. Those youngsters go out there and set a record and clinch the pole position But what do you do if you wreck your car That record doesn't spend too well – Buck Baker
  2. Fame always brings loneliness Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole – Vicki Baum
  3. I have bought pole vault equipment the landing areas posts which costs a lot of money We pay for coaches – Sergei Bubka
  4. The pole vault is a very complicated event there are many things involved – Sergei Bubka
  5. We started with that basically to help kids and then we created a pole vault school which is part of the club and exists to this day The club and school exist – Sergei Bubka
  6. For a traveler going from any place toward the north that pole of the daily rotation gradually climbs higher while the opposite pole drops down an equal amount – Nicolaus Copernicus
  7. Go miser go for money sell your soul Trade wares for wares and trudge from pole to pole So others may say when you are dead and gone See what a vast estate he left his son – John Dryden
  8. I'm going to North Pole to help out Santa this year – Jimmy Fallon
  9. I'm very pleased with being a part of the Bean Pole family It's a relationship that makes sense to me I'm very pleased to have my name associated with Bean Pole Jeans – Wentworth Miller
  10. I won it at least five million times Men who were stronger bigger and faster than I was could have done it but they never picked up a pole and never made the feeble effort to pick their legs off the ground and get over the bar – Bob Richards
  11. But we have been to the Pole and we shall die like gentlemen I regret only for the women we leave behind – Robert Falcon Scott
  12. I was already on pole then by half a second and then one second and I just kept going Suddenly I was nearly two seconds faster than anybody else including my team mate with the same car – Ayrton Senna
  13. I think the bottom of the totem pole is African -American women or women of colour I think they get the least opportunities in Hollywood – Denzel Washington
  14. If it's enough money I'll play the North Pole – Teddy Wilson

Usage examples for pole

  1. “ I should as soon have expected the North Pole to fall in love with me as you – Misalliance by George Bernard Shaw
  2. It's cold as the South Pole – Out of the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  3. He was obeyed and as the couple came before him hand in hand he took a chain of roses from the fallen pole and cast it about their necks – Tales Of Puritan Land Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Volume 4. by Charles M. Skinner
  4. It ran up as straight as a liberty pole – The Bark Covered House or, Back in the Woods Again by William Nowlin
  5. But Pole didn't know his love for little Belloni ” – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. Ulna now took up his own pole and after much effort they succeeded in getting the raft to the low point and here without difficulty they made a landing – Lost in the Cañon by Alfred R. Calhoun
  7. I've been to the North Pole he ended quietly so we shan't have to go there – The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  8. The men seemed to be carrying something slung between them on a pole – The Eye of Dread by Payne Erskine
  9. She is a Pole – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman
  10. Water and land make up the whole From East to West from pole to pole – Memories of Childhood's Slavery Days by Annie L. Burton
  11. Presently an Indian belonging to the party which had descended the hill advanced towards the house with a white handkerchief on a pole – In the Rocky Mountains by W. H. G. Kingston
  12. The old woman instantly stuck a pole in the ground and put the hero's hat on it – Roumanian Fairy Tales by Various Compiler: Mite Kremnitz
  13. Some called to him to fly when the pole swept the air above the people's heads and the man's saddle was empty in an instant – The World's Greatest Books, Vol III by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
  14. Get a side pole don't you understand – The-Circus-Boys-Across-the-Continent-or-Winning-New-Laurels-on-the-Tanbark by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  15. Was I in Egypt or at the North Pole that you could not find me to treat me like a friend – A Simpleton by Charles Reade
  16. Down toward the South Pole – Steve Young by George Manville Fenn
  17. And they cut a very long pole – William Tell Told Again by P. G. Wodehouse
  18. The pole star was hidden still Geoffrey kept on walking as fast as he could trying to keep a straight line – Greene Ferne Farm by Richard Jefferies
  19. You must pole I think when you go up a fast stream – The Lure of the North by Harold Bindloss
  20. But between ourselves if I'd known that he was going to stay all that time at the South Pole That's true broke in Marie ” – Arsene Lupin by Edgar Jepson Maurice Leblanc

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