HyperDic: pole

English > 13 senses of the word pole / Pole:
NOUNartifactpolea long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
person Polea native or inhabitant of Poland
cognitionpoleone of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions
quantitypole, perch, roda linear measure of 16.5 feet
quantitypole, perch, roda square rod of land
locationpole, celestial poleone of two points of intersection of the Earth's axis and the celestial sphere
locationpoleone of two antipodal points where the Earth's axis of rotation intersects the Earth's surface
artifactpole, terminala contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
artifactpolea long fiberglass sports implement used for pole vaulting
artifactpole, magnetic poleone of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated
VERBcontactpole, puntpropel with a pole
contactpolesupport on poles
changepoledeoxidize molten metals by stirring them with a wooden pole
pole / Pole > pronunciation
Soundspow'l
Rhymesamphibole ... whole: 76 rhymes with owl...
English > pole: 13 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic.
Narrowerbarge poleA long pole used to propel or guide a barge
boom, microphone boomA pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set
caberA heavy wooden pole (such as the trunk of a young fir) that is tossed as a test of strength (in the Highlands of northern Scotland)
clothes tree, coat tree, coat standAn upright pole with pegs or hooks on which to hang clothing
mastAny sturdy upright pole
ski poleA pole with metal points used as an aid in skiing
sparA stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging
stiltOne of two stout poles with foot rests in the middle
BroaderrodA long thin implement made of metal or wood
Spanishasta, garrocha, palo, polaco, vara
Catalanpal, vara
Verbspoledeoxidize molten metals by stirring them with a wooden pole
polepropel with a pole
polesupport on poles
English > Pole: 13 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA native or inhabitant of Poland.
Member ofPoland, Republic of Poland, PolskaA republic in central Europe
NarrowerpolackA person of Polish descent
BroaderEuropeanA native or inhabitant of Europe
Spanishpolaca, polaco, polonés
Catalanpolonès
English > pole: 13 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningOne of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions.
Examples
  • "they are at opposite poles"
  • "they are poles apart"
Broaderopinion, sentiment, persuasion, view, thoughtA personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
Spanishpolo
Catalanpol
Adjectivespolarcharacterized by opposite extremes / extremes
English > pole: 13 senses > noun 4, quantity
MeaningA linear measure of 16.5 feet.
Synonymsperch, rod
Part offurlongA unit of length equal to 220 yards
Partsyard, paceA unit of length equal to 3 feet
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broaderlinear unit, linear measureA unit of measurement of length
English > pole: 13 senses > noun 5, quantity
MeaningA square rod of land.
Synonymsperch, rod
Broaderarea unit, square measureA system of units used to measure areas
English > pole: 13 senses > noun 6, location
MeaningOne of two points of intersection of the Earth's axis and the celestial sphere.
Synonymcelestial pole
Instancesnorth celestial poleThe celestial pole above the northern hemisphere
south celestial poleThe celestial pole above the southern hemisphere
Broadercelestial pointA point in the heavens (on the celestial sphere)
Spanishpolo celeste, polo celestial, polo
Catalanpol celeste, pol celestial
English > pole: 13 senses > noun 7, location
MeaningOne of two antipodal points where the Earth's axis of rotation intersects the Earth's surface.
InstancesNorth PoleThe northernmost point of the Earth's axis
South PoleThe southernmost point of the Earth's axis
Broadergeographic point, geographical pointA point on the surface of the Earth
Spanishpolo
Catalanpol
Adjectivespolarof or existing at or near a geographical pole or within the Arctic or Antarctic Circles
polarlocated at or near or coming from the earth's poles
transpolarextending across or crossing either pole
English > pole: 13 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningA contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves.
Synonymterminal
Part ofbattery, electric batteryA device that produces electricity
electrical deviceA device that produces or is powered by electricity
NarroweranodeThe negatively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current
negative poleThe terminal of a battery that is connected to the negative plate
positive poleThe terminal of a battery that is connected to the positive plate
Broadercontact, tangency(electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors / conductors) touch or are in physical contact
Spanishborne, polo, terminal
Catalanborn, pol
Adjectivespolarhaving a pair of equal and opposite charges
English > pole: 13 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningA long fiberglass sports implement used for pole vaulting.
Broadersports implementAn implement used in a sport
English > pole: 13 senses > noun 10, artifact
MeaningOne of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated.
Synonymmagnetic pole
Part ofmagnet(physics) a device that attracts iron and produces a magnetic field
Narrowernegative magnetic pole, negative pole, south-seeking poleThe pole of a magnet that points toward the south when the magnet is suspended freely
positive pole, positive magnetic pole, north-seeking poleThe pole of a magnet that points toward the north when the magnet is suspended freely
Broaderend, terminalEither extremity of something that has length
Spanishpolo magnético, polo
Catalanpol magnètic, pol
English > pole: 13 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningpropel with a pole.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"pole barges on the river"
Synonympunt
Entailspush, forceMove with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
Broaderpropel, impelCause to move forward with force
Spanishempujar con pértiga, navegar con pértiga
Nounspolea long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
English > pole: 13 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningsupport on poles.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"pole climbing plants like beans"
Broaderhold, support, sustain, hold upBe the physical support of
Nounspolea long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
English > pole: 13 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningdeoxidize molten metals by stirring them with a wooden pole.
PatternSomebody ----s something
CategorymetallurgyThe science and technology of metals
Broaderdeoxidize, deoxidise, reduceTo remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase / increase / increase in the number of electrons
Nounspolea long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic

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