US: /ˈpoʊɫ/
UK: /pˈə‍ʊl/

English Vietnamese dictionary

pole /poul/
  • danh từ
    • cực
      • north pole: bắc cực
      • south pole: nam cực
      • magmetic pole: cực từ
      • negative pole: cực âm
      • positive pole: cực dương
    • (nghĩa bóng) cực (một trong hai nguyên tắc hoàn toàn đối lập nhau)
    • điểm cực (điểm tập trung sự chú ý...)
    • to be poles asunder
      • to be as wide as the poles apart
        • hoàn toàn đối lập nhau, hoàn toàn trái ngược nhau
    • danh từ
      • cái sào
      • sào (đơn vị đo chiều dài bằng 5 009 mét)
      • cột (để chăng lều...)
      • cọc, gọng (để phía trước xe, để buộc dây nối với ách ngựa)
      • under bare poles
        • (hàng hải) không giương buồm
      • xơ xác dạc dài
      • up the pole
        • (từ lóng) lâm vào thế bí, lâm vào cảnh bế tắc
      • say
      • ngoại động từ
        • đẩy bằng sào
        • cắm cột, chống bằng cột
        • danh từ
          • Pole người Ba lan

      Advanced English dictionary

      noun, verb
      + noun
      1 a long thin straight piece of wood or metal, especially one with the end placed in the ground, used as a support: a tent / telegraph pole + a ski pole
      2 either of the two points at the opposite ends of the line on which the earth or any other planet turns: the North / South Pole
      3 (physics) either of the two ends of a MAGNET, or the positive or negative points of an electric battery
      4 either of two opposite or contrasting extremes: Their opinions were at opposite poles of the the debate.
      Idioms: be poles apart to be widely separated; to have no interests that you share: Her own friends were poles apart from his.
      up the pole (old-fashioned, BrE, informal) crazy
      more at TOUCH v.
      + verb [VN, V +adv./prep.] to move a boat by pushing on the bottom of a river, etc. with a pole

      Thesaurus dictionary

      rod, stick, staff, spar, shaft, mast, standard, upright; flag-pole, flagstaff, jackstaff; beanpole, hop-pole:
      We had to use a long pole to get the kite down from the tree.
      1 extremity, end, limit, extreme:
      Their views are at opposite poles and they cannot agree.
      2 from pole to pole. everywhere, all over, far and wide, high and low, leaving no stone unturned, throughout the world or the length and breadth of the land, Colloq US everyplace:
      He searched for her from pole to pole.
      3 poles apart. (very or completely) different, worlds apart, at opposite extremes, at opposite ends of the earth, at odds, irreconcilable:
      I'm afraid that the union and management remain poles apart on the issue of working hours.

      Collocation dictionary


      North, South | geographic, geomagnetic, magnetic
      The north magnetic pole lies to the west of the geographic North Pole.
      | opposite
      (figurative) The two authors represent the opposite poles of fictional genius


      between the (two) ~s of
      (figurative) an artistic compromise between the poles of abstraction and representation
      | from ~ to ~
      The meridian is an imaginary line drawn from pole to pole.


      be poles apart
      (figurative) In temperament, she and her sister are poles apart (= completely different).

      Concise English dictionary

      +a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
      +a native or inhabitant of Poland
      +one of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions
      +a linear measure of 16.5 feet
      +a square rod of land
      +one of two points of intersection of the Earth's axis and the celestial sphere
      +one of two antipodal points where the Earth's axis of rotation intersects the Earth's surface
      +a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
      +a long fiberglass sports implement used for pole vaulting
      +one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated
      +propel with a pole
      +support on poles
      +deoxidize molten metals by stirring them with a wooden pole