Meaning of “pole” in the English Dictionary

"pole" in British English

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polenoun [ C ]

uk /pəʊl/ us /poʊl/

pole noun [ C ] (PLACE)

either of the two points at the most northern and most southern ends of the earth, around which the earth turns:

the North/South Pole
Most weather satellites are stationed over the Equator or travel over the poles.

Idiom(s)

Polenoun [ C ]

uk /pəʊl/ us /poʊl/

a person from Poland

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(Definition of “pole” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pole" in American English

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polenoun [ C ]

us /poʊl/

pole noun [ C ] (STICK)

a long, usually round, piece of wood or metal, often used to support something:

a telephone pole
a tent pole

pole noun [ C ] (PLACE)

either of the two points at the most northern and most southern ends of the earth or another planet, around which the planet turns:

the North/South Pole

pole noun [ C ] (ELECTRICITY)

either of the two ends of a magnet or two parts of a battery (= device that produces electricity) which have opposite charges

(Definition of “pole” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)