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Definition of Pole

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Rod Rod, n. [The same word as rood. See Rood.] 1. A straight and slender stick; a wand; hence, any slender bar, as of wood or metal (applied to various purposes). Specifically: (a) An instrument of punishment or correction; figuratively, chastisement. He that spareth his rod hateth his son. --Prov. xiii. 24. (b) A kind of sceptor, or badge of office; hence, figuratively, power; authority; tyranny; oppression. ``The rod, and bird of peace.' --Shak. (c) A support for a fishing line; a fish pole. --Gay. (d) (Mach. & Structure) A member used in tension, as for sustaining a suspended weight, or in tension and compression, as for transmitting reciprocating motion, etc.; a connecting bar. (e) An instrument for measuring. 2. A measure of length containing sixteen and a half feet; -- called also perch, and pole. Black rod. See in the Vocabulary. Rods and cones (Anat.), the elongated cells or elements of the sensory layer of the retina, some of which are cylindrical, others somewhat conical.
Pole
Pole Pole, n. [Cf. G. Pole a Pole, Polen Poland.] A native or inhabitant of Poland; a Polander.
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Pole Pole, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Poled; p. pr. & vb. n. Poling.] 1. To furnish with poles for support; as, to pole beans or hops. 2. To convey on poles; as, to pole hay into a barn. 3. To impel by a pole or poles, as a boat. 4. To stir, as molten glass, with a pole.

Meaning of Pole from wikipedia

- Pole may refer to: Celestial pole, the projection of the planet Earth's axis of rotation onto the celestial sphere; also applies to the axis of rotation...
- 90°N 0°E / 90°N 0°E / 90; 0 The North Pole, also known as the Geographic North Pole or Terrestrial North Pole, is (subject to the caveats explained below)...
- A pole of inaccessibility with respect to a geographical criterion of inaccessibility marks a location that is the most challenging to reach according...
- 90°S 0°E / 90°S 0°E / -90; 0 The South Pole, also known as the Geographic South Pole or Terrestrial South Pole, is one of the two points where Earth's...
- The Poles (Polish: ****y, pronounced [pɔˈlat͡sɨ]; singular masculine: ****, singular feminine: Polka), commonly referred to as the Polish people, are...
- Belo Pole can refer to: Belo Pole, Macedonia, village in Dolneni muni****lity Belo Pole, Blagoevgrad Province, Bulgaria Belo Pole, Vidin Province, Bulgaria...
- In motorsports, the pole position is the position at the inside of the front row at the start of a racing event. This position is typically given to the...
- Totem poles (Haida: gyáaʼaang) are monumental carvings, a type of Northwest Coast art, consisting of poles, posts or pillars, carved with symbols or figures...
- surface. As with Earth's North and South Poles, they are usually called that body's "north pole" and "south pole", one lying 90 degrees in one direction...
- A pole star or polar star is a star, preferably bright, nearly aligned with the axis of a rotating astronomical body. Currently, Earth's pole stars are...
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