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pole2

pole2

 
pronunciation:
pol
phrases:
poles apart
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: either of the two ends of the axis of a spherical body such as the earth, or either of the regions around the earth's North and South Poles.
similar words:
end, magnetic pole, North Pole, South Pole
definition 2: either of the opposite ends of a magnet, or either of the charged terminals of an electric battery.
similar words:
magnetic pole, terminal
definition 3: in a dividing nucleus, cell, or organism, one of the two points about which duplicate parts arrange themselves.
definition 4: one of two contrasting positions or attitudes.
synonyms:
side
similar words:
antipode, antithesis, end, extreme
phrase: poles apart
Homophone Note
The words pole and poll (as in voting) sound alike but have different meanings.
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