Meaning of North Pole
- the end of the earth's axis of rotation, marking the northernmost point on the earth.
- the point at which the extended axis of the earth cuts the northern half of the celestial sphere, about 1° from the North Star; the north celestial pole.
- (l.c.) the pole of a magnet that seeks the earth's north magnetic pole.
- (l.c.) See under(def. 1).