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pole
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 12
1. A native or inhabitant of Poland; a Polander.
3. One of the opposite or contrasted parts or directions in which a polar force is manifested; a point of maximum intensity of a force which has two such points, or which has polarity; as, the poles of a magnet; the north pole of a needle.
5. See Polarity, and Polar, n.
6. A measuring stick; also, a measure of length equal to 5 yards, or a square measure equal to 30 square yards; a rod; a perch.
7. A long, slender piece of wood; a tall, slender piece of timber; the stem of a small tree whose branches have been removed; as, specifically: ( a) A carriage pole, a wooden bar extending from the front axle of a carriage between the wheel horses, by which the carriage is guided and held back. ( b) A flag pole, a pole on which a flag is supported. ( c) A Maypole. See Maypole. ( d) A barber's pole, a pole painted in stripes, used as a sign by barbers and hairdressers. ( e) A pole on which climbing beans, hops, or other vines, are trained.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
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.
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