telephone pole

noun

chiefly US
: a tall wooden pole that supports the wires of a telephone system

Examples of telephone pole in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The telephone pole is visibly damaged but Duke Energy is expected to respond later Friday to fix it. Jennifer Edwards Baker, The Enquirer, 8 Mar. 2024 The driver failed to negotiate a curve and the car slid off the right side of the road and struck a telephone pole, Gonzalez said. Robert A. Cronkleton, Kansas City Star, 7 Mar. 2024 In Atlanta, grocery store manager Matthew Garbett found a 50-pound Labrador mix tied to a telephone pole at his store, abandoned. Bloomberg, Orange County Register, 8 Jan. 2024 No room In Atlanta, grocery store manager Matthew Garbett found a 50-pound Labrador mix tied to a telephone pole at his store, abandoned. TIME, 8 Jan. 2024 In addition to getting PPL Electric Utilities' help to save the cat, officers from Columbia Borough Police performed traffic control in the area around the telephone pole with the feline during the rescue. Michael Lee Simpson, Peoplemag, 16 Oct. 2023 During the chase, the suspect lost control of the car and crashed into a telephone pole. Roberto Reyes, Los Angeles Times, 1 Dec. 2023 On Wednesday afternoon, concerned citizens spotted the white and grey cat perched on a telephone pole and called the authorities for help, FOX 56 reported. Michael Lee Simpson, Peoplemag, 16 Oct. 2023 And others who gathered in the parking lot stood directly in the path of a telephone pole and overheard power lines, which could have caused severe bodily harm had Sunday’s drill been a powerful earthquake. Andrew J. Campa, Los Angeles Times, 16 Oct. 2023

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“Telephone pole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/telephone%20pole. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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