telephone pole

noun

Definition of telephone pole

chiefly US

  1. :  a tall wooden pole that supports the wires of a telephone system

Word by Word Definitions

telephoneplay
  1. :  an instrument for reproducing sounds at a distance

    :  one in which sound is converted into electrical impulses for transmission (as by wire or radio waves)

  1. :  to speak to or attempt to reach by telephone

    :  to send by telephone

    :  to communicate by telephone

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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