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Definition of pole
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 pole from wikipedia
to: Celestial pole
, the projection
of the planet
Earth's axis of rotation
onto the celestial
sphere; also applies
to the axis of rotation...
- The Poles
(Polish: ****y, pronounced [pɔˈlat͡sɨ]; singular
masculine: ****, singular
feminine: Polka), commonly referred
to as the Polish
- 0°W / 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
, telephone pole
, telecommunication pole
, power pole
, hydro pole
, telegraph pole
, or telegraph
on its application. A stobie pole
- 180°E / 90°S 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
- Pole dance combines dance
and acrobatics centered
on a vertical pole
. This performance
art form takes place
not only in gentleman's clubs
- A pole
to a geographical criterion
of inaccessibility marks
that is the most challenging
- Totem poles
(Gyáa'aang in the Haida
language) are monumental
carvings, a type of Northwest Coast
or pillars, carved
- The North Magnetic Pole
is the wandering point
on the surface
of Earth's Northern Hemisphere
the planet's magnetic field points vertically
- Pole vaulting
is a track
and field event
uses a long flexible pole
of fibergl**** or carbon
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