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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Old English pāl, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] pālus.

Noun

Singular
pole

Plural
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pole ({{{1}}})
  1. A long and slender piece of metal, wood etc..
  2. A unit of length. Equal to a rod, a perch, ¼ chain or 5½ yards.
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Etymology 2

From Middle French pole, pôle, and its source, [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] polus, from Ancient Greek πόλος (axis of rotation).

Noun

Singular
pole

Plural
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pole ({{{1}}})
  1. An extreme point of an axis, e.g. magnetically or geographically. (North pole, South pole)
  2. One of two opposing forces or parts, such as on a source of electrical power. (plus minus)
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Verb

Infinitive
to pole

Third person singular
pol

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to pole (third-person singular simple present pol, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To propel by pushing with poles, to push with a pole.
    Huck Finn poled that raft southward down the Mississippi because going northward against the current was too much work.



Czech

Pronunciation

Noun

pole n.

  1. field (agriculture)
  2. field (physics)
  3. field (algebra)
  4. field (computing)

Synonyms


Polish

Pronunciation

Noun

pole n.

  1. field

Derived terms


Spanish

Verb

pole (infinitive: polir)

  1. Informal second-person singular (“tú”) affirmative imperative form of polir.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of polir.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of polir.

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