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Synonyms for pole

poles apart


  • at opposite extremes
  • incompatible
  • irreconcilable
  • worlds apart
  • miles apart
  • like chalk and cheese
  • like night and day
  • widely separated
  • completely different
  • at opposite ends of the earth

Words related to pole

a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic

a native or inhabitant of Poland

one of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions

a square rod of land


one of two points of intersection of the Earth's axis and the celestial sphere

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one of two antipodal points where the Earth's axis of rotation intersects the Earth's surface

a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves

a long fiberglass sports implement used for pole vaulting

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one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated

propel with a pole


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support on poles

deoxidize molten metals by stirring them with a wooden pole

References in periodicals archive ?
Now in the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Ottawa, his model bears striking similarity to the original, including correct and detailed treatment of the twin round openings for doors and the articulation of the frontal pole.
This frontal pole and the four house posts along with a large canoe [5] were a gift from the Kaigani Haida Chief, Saanaheit, to the District of Alaska via Governor Brady in 1901.
A 2 x 2-cm defect with extruding hemorrhage was noted in the left frontal pole.
However, one area of the human ventrolateral frontal cortex had no equivalent in the macaque -- an area called the lateral frontal pole prefrontal cortex.
A region in the human ventrolateral frontal cortex -- called the lateral frontal pole -- does not seem to have an equivalent area in the monkey.