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  Definition of pole
  1. a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
  2. one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated
  3. a long fiberglass sports implement used for pole vaulting
  4. a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
  5. one of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions; "they are at opposite poles"; "they are poles apart"
  6. one of two antipodal points where the Earth''s axis of rotation intersects the Earth''s surface
  7. one of two points of intersection of the Earth''s axis and the celestial sphere
  8. a native or inhabitant of Poland
  9. a square rod of land
  10. a linear measure of 16.5 feet
  11. deoxidize molten metals by stirring them with a wooden pole
  12. support on poles; "pole climbing plants like beans"
  13. propel with a pole; "pole barges on the river"; "We went punting in Cambridge"
Similar Words: magnetic pole, terminal, celestial pole, Pole, perch, rod, punt

 

Hyponyms: barge pole, boom, microphone boom, caber, clothes tree, coat tree, coat stand, mast, ski pole, spar, stilt, negative magnetic pole, negative pole, south-seeking pole, positive pole, positive magnetic pole, north-seeking pole, anode, North Pole, South Pole, north celestial pole, south celestial pole, polack

 

Entailments: push, force

 

Part Meronyms: magnet, electrical device, battery, electric battery, furlong

 

Member Meronyms: Poland, Republic of Poland, Polska

 

Derivational Morphology: punt, punter

 

Anagrams: lope, Opel

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: shtagë   Arabic: قطب  
Dutch: boom and pool   Estonian: poolakas  
Finnish: napa and puolalainen and seiväs   French: pôle and perche and polonais  
German: Pol and Stab   Greek: πόλος and Πολωνός and κοντάρι  
Hungarian: rúd   Icelandic: póll  
Italian: palo and polacco   Japanese:  
Malay: galah   Norwegian: polakk  
Polish: polak and pręt   Portuguese: pólo  
Romanian: drug   Russian: жердь and полюс  
Serbian: srg   Slovene: drog  
Spanish: palo and polaco and polo   Swedish: pol and polack and stav  
Telugu: గడ కర్ర  
 
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