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Meaning of pole

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
      2: a native or inhabitant of Poland
      3: one of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions; "they
         are at opposite poles"; "they are poles apart"
      4: a linear measure of 16.5 feet [syn: {perch}, {rod}, {pole}]
      5: a square rod of land [syn: {perch}, {rod}, {pole}]
      6: one of two points of intersection of the Earth's axis and the
         celestial sphere [syn: {pole}, {celestial pole}]
      7: one of two antipodal points where the Earth's axis of
         rotation intersects the Earth's surface
      8: a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at
         which electric current enters or leaves [syn: {terminal},
      9: a long fiberglass sports implement used for pole vaulting
      10: one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to
          be concentrated [syn: {pole}, {magnetic pole}]
      v 1: propel with a pole; "pole barges on the river"; "We went
           punting in Cambridge" [syn: {punt}, {pole}]
      2: support on poles; "pole climbing plants like beans"
      3: deoxidize molten metals by stirring them with a wooden pole

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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