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utility pole

noun

Simple Definition of utility pole

  • : a tall wooden pole that is used to support telephone wires, electrical wires, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of utility pole

  1. :  a tall wooden pole that is used to support telephone wires, electrical wires, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

utilityplay
  1. :  fitness for some purpose or worth to some end

    :  something useful or designed for use

    :  public utility

  1. :  capable of serving as a substitute in various roles or positions

    :  kept to provide a useful product or service rather than for show or as a pet

    :  being of a usable but inferior grade

poleplay
  1. :  a long slender usually cylindrical object (as a length of wood)

    :  a shaft which extends from the front axle of a wagon between wheelhorses and by which the wagon is drawn :  tongue

    :  a long staff of wood, metal, or fiberglass used in the pole vault

  1. :  to act upon with a pole

    :  to impel or push with a pole

    :  to propel a boat with a pole

  1. :  either extremity of an axis of a sphere and especially of the earth's axis

    :  either of two related opposites

    :  a point of guidance or attraction


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