south pole

noun

Definition of south pole

  1. 1a often capitalized S&P :  the southernmost point of the earthb :  the zenith of the heavens as viewed from the south terrestrial pole

  2. 2 of a magnet :  the pole that points toward the south

First Known Use of south pole

14th century


SOUTH POLE Defined for Kids

south pole

noun , often cap S&P

Definition of south pole for Students

  1. 1 :  the most southern point of the earth :  the southern end of the earth's axis

  2. 2 :  the end of a magnet that points toward the south when the magnet is free to swing


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