Found 3 items, similar to Pole.
English → Indonesian
batang, cagak, galah, kutub, pancang
English → English
v 1: propel with a pole; “pole barges on the river”
; “We went
punting in Cambridge”
2: support on poles; “pole climbing plants like beans”
3: deoxidize molten metals by stirring them with a wooden pole
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
5: a square rod of land [syn: perch
6: one of two points of intersection of the Earth's axis and
the celestial sphere [syn: 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: magnetic pole
English → English
, n. [Cf. G. Pole a Pole, Polen Poland.]
A native or inhabitant of Poland; a Polander.
, n. [As. p[=a]l, L. palus, akin to pangere to make
fast. Cf. Pale
a stake, Pact
1. 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,
2. 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. --Bacon.
(Bot.), any kind of bean which is customarily
trained on poles, as the scarlet runner or the Lima bean.
(Zo["o]l.), a large deep-water flounder
), native of the northern
coasts of Europe and America, and much esteemed as a food
fish; -- called also craig flounder
, and pole fluke
, a simple form of lathe, or a substitute for a
lathe, in which the work is turned by means of a cord
passing around it, one end being fastened to the treadle,
and the other to an elastic pole above.
(Naut.), a mast formed from a single piece or
from a single tree.
Pole of a lens
(Opt.), the point where the principal axis
meets the surface.
(Arch.), a horizontal timber resting on the
tiebeams of a roof and receiving the ends of the rafters.
It differs from the plate in not resting on the wall.
, 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.
, n. [L. polus, Gr. ? a pivot or hinge on which
anything turns, an axis, a pole; akin to ? to move: cf. F.
1. Either extremity of an axis of a sphere; especially, one
of the extremities of the earth's axis; as, the north
2. (Spherics) A point upon the surface of a sphere equally
distant from every part of the circumference of a great
circle; or the point in which a diameter of the sphere
perpendicular to the plane of such circle meets the
surface. Such a point is called the pole of that circle;
as, the pole of the horizon; the pole of the ecliptic; the
pole of a given meridian.
3. (Physics) 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.
4. The firmament; the sky. [Poetic]
Shoots against the dusky pole. --Milton.
5. (Geom.) See Polarity
, and Polar
. See under Magnetic
Poles of the earth
, or Terrestrial poles
(Geog.), the two
opposite points on the earth's surface through which its
Poles of the heavens
, or Celestial poles
, the two
opposite points in the celestial sphere which coincide
with the earth's axis produced, and about which the
heavens appear to revolve.