Definitions for "POLE "
Either extremity of an axis of a sphere; especially, one of the extremities of the earth's axis; as, the north pole.
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.
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.
Keywords:  perch, rod, yards, finial, lineal
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.
Unit of length and area. Also known as a perch or rod. As a unit of length, equal to 16.5 feet. A mile is 320 poles. As a unit of area, equal to a square with sides one pole long. An acre is 160 square poles. It was common to see an area referred to as "87 acres, 112 poles", meaning 87 and 112/160 acres.
An old British unit of length equal to 5 1/2 yards, also called a rod.
Keywords:  fastest, driver, row, grid, race
POLE is a portable C++ library to access structured storage, which allows a filesystem to reside inside a file. It is compatible with Microsoft Structured Storage.
A spar. Such as a pole used to position a sail.
The best position in the grid, usually awarded to the driver who has the fastest qualifying time. In oval-track racing, it's the spot on the left of the front row. On a road course where the first turn is to the right, it's on the right side of the front row.
Keywords:  spinnaker, see
The spinnaker pole.
see Spinnaker.
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, are trained.
To furnish with poles for support; as, to pole beans or hops.
a long fiberglass sports implement used for pole vaulting
A young tree from the time when the lower branches begin to fall off to the time when the rate of height growth begins to slow down and crown expansion becomes marked. Cf . Sapling.
1. A young tree between 5 and 12 in d.b.h. See sapling. 2. A log cut for the manufacture of power or telephone poles (involves trees larger than 12 in d.b.h.).
An immature tree below sawlog size (usually 25-40 cm dbhob). Forestry Victoria
Refers to the number of conductors or wires that the circuit breaker disconnects at one time.
Output terminals on a switch. A single set of contacts; (i.e., three sets of contacts equal three poles.)
a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
A native or inhabitant of Poland; a Polander.
a member of a Slavic ethnic group from Poland
Pole is a singularity of an analytic function where it behaves very nearly like a rational function. If the function is bounded around a singularity the latter is called removable.
a type of singularity -- a point near which values of the function are arbitrarily large
In complex analysis, a pole of a holomorphic function is a certain type of simple singularity that behaves like the singularity 1/zn at z = 0. A pole of the function f(z) is a point z = a such that f(z) approaches infinity as z approaches a.
markers at measured intervals around the track that indicate the distance remaining to the finish line.
markers at measured distances around the track, marking the distance from the finish. The quarter pole, for instance, is a quarter of a mile from the finish, not from the start.
Markers placed around the track. Quarter miles marked by red and white poles, eighth's (furlongs) are green and white, and sixteenth poles are black and white.
Keywords:  stir, molten, deoxidize, wooden, glass
To stir, as molten glass, with a pole.
deoxidize molten metals by stirring them with a wooden pole
The upper and lower areas of the ball, much like the poles on the globe.
the upper or lower half of the breast. For instance, upper pole fullness describes a rounded, full area of the upper breast often seen in overfilled, round implants. Lower pole constriction describes the lower half of the breast to be constricted and result in a small crease to areola ratio. Dissection can prove disastrous if done incorrectly -- resulting in bottoming out.
the upper part
(1) The number of points at which current can enter a switch; for example, single pole, double pole, and three pole. (2) The sections of a field magnet where the flux lines are concentrated; also where they enter and leave the magnet.
one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated
See Magnetic Pole.
Pole is Stefan Betke, a German electronic music artist commonly associated with the glitch genre as well as dubtronica.
Keywords:  roundwood, mgmt, diameter, eco, log
Roundwood of a diameter smaller than saw-log size, suitable - without further conversion - for supporting transmission lines or for rough construction.
A long, usually round, piece of wood, often a small diameter log with the bark removed, used to carry utility wires or for other purposes; often treated with a preservative.
The stage of forest succession in which trees are between 3 and 7 inches in diameter and are the dominate vegetation. ( FS People's Glossary of Eco Mgmt Terms)
Keywords:  firmament, sky
The firmament; the sky.
propel with a pole; "pole barges on the river"; "We went punting in Cambridge"
The center of both the distal and proximal surfaces.
Posterior pole refers to back curvature of eyeballs, usually to the retina between optic nerve and macular area. Anterior pole refers to center of front surface of cornea.
Keywords:  fabulous, comedy, routine, new
a fabulous new comedy routine
Keywords:  impel, boat
To impel by a pole or poles, as a boat.
Keywords:  cylindar, stiff, long
a long and stiff cylindar
Keywords:  barn, hay, convey
To convey on poles; as, to pole hay into a barn.
Artefact leading to frequency dependent gain in a signal. Generated by a feedback element in a filter.
In practical terms, a single RC network in a filter or amplifier that causes the response to change at a 20-dB/decade rate above or below a certain frequency.
One of the two ends of a spindle where the microtubules converge and to which the chromosomes will eventually be pulled.
Keywords:  timber, column, shaft, narrow, round
A round timber column.
A post, usually pressure treated timber. Also known as telephone pole to some, and referred to as a utility pole by those who provide electricity.
shaft, narrow column.
Keywords:  barbell, colloquial, bar, term
Colloquial term for the bar of a barbell.
Keywords:  rape, poll, implies, woman, man
A man having sex with a woman; often implies rape. Also "poll".
Keywords:  stick, don't, intended, know, straight
oh come on, you don't know what a pole is? It's a stick
a long and straight stick, usually vertical or intended to be used vertically
Keywords:  esp, feet, linear, measure, varying
a linear measure of 16.5 feet
See measurements.
A varying unit of length, esp. one measuring 16-1/2 feet
one of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions; "they are at opposite poles"; "they are poles apart"
Keywords:  pick, see
See Pick Pole.
Keywords:  clubs, dance, thing, around, women
a thing women dance around at some clubs
Keywords:  terminal, see
See Terminal.
Keywords:  run, light
To run light.