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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

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He was told that 11530 LT spin poles, 7000 HT 36 feet long and 1250 HT 45 feet long spin poles will be prepared annually in this plant, which will be further dispatched to the different areas under Pesco jurisdiction to complete developmental projects in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Or is it ambient outdoor temperatures, the ground around the pole wicking it out, or damage to the pole over time that causes this leaching process?
Romualdo said that this arrangement has led to pole owners charging excessive amounts for cable TV and telecommunications pole attachments.
In double-blind tests placing a cane pole next to a barrel of monkeys (the time-honored human standard for high hilarity), the cane pole has proven to be more fun.
These results in a reasonably tight gauge pole enclosure that can deal with ultra-violet and ozone exposure, as well as exposure from hydrocarbons, he explains.
Since 1896, pole vault men's competitions have been part of the Olympics.
Jonaitis starts with the story of a Seattle totem pole at Pioneer Square and explores the intriguing history behind the raising of that pole, which includes theft, deceit and arson.
The study reported here examined jumps by an experienced pole vaulter who used a wide range of run-up lengths so as to produce a wide range of run-up velocities.
The 29 competitors competed in two categories: Pole Fit and Pole Art.
To change pole length, you flip up the lever, slide the sections, and flip the lever back down.
Determining the residual strength of utility pole wood is essential for reuse and recycling of quality decommissioned treated wood.
GARDNER - The vote Monday night to approve two utility pole locations on Pine Street was pretty routine, but future pole discussions may be heating up in the near future.
The commission requests consumers immediately stop using the poles until they are inspected by an engineer or a Level II non-destructive testing technician to identify cracking at or near the weld connecting the pole to the base plate flange, as the poles can fall over, posing a risk of serious injury or death to bystanders.
If you need to add shelter to your homestead easily and economically, pole barns are right for you.
NTCA recognizes that pole attachments are critical components for broadband deployment.