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pole2

 
pronunciation:
pol
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: either end of a planet's, moon's, or star's axis.
The earth is coldest at the north and south poles.
similar words:
end, magnetic pole, North Pole, South Pole
definition 2: either of the opposite ends of a magnet, or either of the charged ends of an electric battery.
Opposite poles on a magnet attract each other.She attached a wire to each pole of the battery.
similar words:
magnetic pole, terminal
Homophone Note
The words pole and poll (as in voting) sound alike but have different meanings.
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