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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.
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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

- Look up pole or Pole in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Pole or poles may refer to: Poles (people), another term for Polish people, from the country of...
- 90°N 0°E / 90°N 0°E / 90; 0 The North Pole, also known as the Geographic North Pole, Terrestrial North Pole or 90th Parallel North, is the point in...
- Pole vaulting, also known as pole jumping, is a track and field event in which an athlete uses a long and flexible pole, usually made from fibergl****...
- The South Pole, also known as the Geographic South Pole or Terrestrial South Pole, is the southernmost point on Earth and lies antipodally on the opposite...
- motorsports race, the pole position is usually the best and "statistically the most advantageous" starting position on the track. The pole position is usually...
- In geography, a pole of inaccessibility is the ****hest and most difficult to access location in a given landm****, sea, or topographical feature, category...
- Pole dance combines dance and acrobatics centered around a vertical pole. The origins of pole dancing can be traced back to the sport of mallakhamb. This...
- geographical pole or geographic pole is either of the two points on Earth where its axis of rotation intersects its surface. The North Pole lies in the...
- pole, telephone pole, telecommunication pole, power pole, hydro pole, telegraph pole, or telegraph post, depending on its application. A Stobie pole is...
- Totem poles (Haida: gyáaʼaang) are monumental carvings found in western Canada and the northwestern United States. They are a type of Northwest Coast...