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