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Definition of Poles
poleRod 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).
(a) An instrument of punishment or correction;
He that spareth his rod hateth his son. --Prov.
(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, n. [Cf. G. Pole a Pole, Polen Poland.]
A native or inhabitant of Poland; a Polander.
PolePole Pole, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Poled; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To furnish with poles for support; as, to pole beans or
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 Poles from wikipedia
- List of Poles
Name of Poland
(etymology of the demonym) Pole
, Hungarian, two good friends Poles
in Germany Poles
in Lithuania Poles
in Romania Poles
- the orbit
of other planets Poles
bodies, concepts analogous
to the Earth's geographic
and magnetic poles
on other planets
on utility poles
as an inexpensive
way to keep them insulated
from the ground
and out of the way of people
and vehicles. Utility poles
can be made of...
- prejudice against Poles
descent, ethnically-based discrimination, and state-sponsored mistreatment
- Totem poles
(Gyáa'aang in the Haida
language) are monumental
carvings, a type of Northwest Coast
or pillars, carved
- look for the poles
and miss much of the rest, the name is simply
too distracting." The National Gallery
in 1973 for...
- moon) landed
at the North Pole
in a small
twin-engined ski plane. Hillary
man to stand
at both poles
and on the summit
of the Earth. The Earth's North
and South Magnetic Poles
are also known
, with reference
to the vertical
"dip" of the magnetic...
of the systematic extermination
of Jewish Poles
and the murder
of (non-Jewish) ethnic Poles
. The Germans justified these genocides
- one circuit
per day (strictly, per sidereal
day). The celestial poles
are also the poles
of the celestial equatorial coordinate
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