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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, telegraph pole or power pole, a pole that carries utility wires Poles used in sporting and other activities: Dance pole, a pole used for pole dancing...
- 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)...
- The Poles (Polish: ****y, pronounced [pɔˈlat͡sɨ]; singular masculine: ****, singular feminine: Polka), commonly referred to as the Polish people, are...
- 180°E / -90; 180 The South Pole, also known as the Geographic South Pole or Terrestrial South Pole, is one of the two points where the Earth's...
- pole, telephone pole, telecommunication pole, power pole, hydro pole, telegraph pole, or telegraph post, depending on its application. A stobie pole is...
- Pole dance combines dance and acrobatics centered on a vertical pole. This performance art form takes place not only in gentleman's clubs as erotic dance...
- Totem poles (Gyáa'aang in the Haida language) are monumental carvings, a type of Northwest Coast art, consisting of poles, posts or pillars, carved with...
- A pole of inaccessibility marks a location that is the most challenging to reach owing to its remoteness from geographical features that could provide...
- Pole to Pole is an eight-part television do****entary travel series made for the BBC, and first broadcast on BBC1 in 1992. The presenter is Michael Palin...
- A barber's pole is a type of sign used by barbers to signify the place or shop where they perform their craft. The trade sign is, by a tradition dating...
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