utility pole

noun

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

Examples of utility pole in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Two men were found shot dead Wednesday night in a car that had been crashed into a utility pole in Southwest Miami-Dade, police said. David J. Neal, Miami Herald, 6 June 2024 The driver lost control after hitting the strips and crashed into a utility pole. Andrea Klick, Kansas City Star, 4 June 2024 Simple reforms, such as tightening up federal rules to ensure builders don’t lose months or years fighting with utility pole owners for the right to attach their wires, would help reduce suffocating red tape. Lindsay Lewis, The Mercury News, 24 May 2024 Noa lives in the blissful world of the Eagle Clan of chimps, who have made their home in overgrown utility pole towers. Marco Della Cava, USA TODAY, 11 May 2024 The pursuit ended when the vehicle hit the utility pole, downing power lines and damaging a transformer. James Hartley, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 7 May 2024 Officers discovered that a vehicle driving west on Wagner had gone out of control after turning south on State College, striking pedestrians and a utility pole, said Jon McClintock, public information officer for the police department. Karen Garcia, Los Angeles Times, 14 Feb. 2024 The Malibu then left the road and hit a utility pole. Noelle Alviz-Gransee, Kansas City Star, 12 Feb. 2024 Nairobi, a black male cat, found its way to the top of a utility pole in the Riverwest neighborhood, leading to nearby residents rallying to get it some help. Drake Bentley, Journal Sentinel, 26 Feb. 2024

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“Utility pole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/utility%20pole. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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