- (n.) A genus of fishes. See Saury.
- (n.) A mythical serpent.
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Definitions of: POLES
- A native or inhabitant of Poland
- A square rod of land
- A linear measure of 16.5 feet
- A long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
- One of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated
- Deoxidize molten metals by stirring them with a wooden pole
- A long fiberglass sports implement used for pole vaulting
- Support on poles; "pole climbing plants like beans"
- A contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
- Propel with a pole; "pole barges on the river"; "We went punting in Cambridge"
- One of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions; "they are at opposite poles"; "they are poles apart"
- One of two antipodal points where the Earth's axis of rotation intersects the Earth's surface
- One of two points of intersection of the Earth's axis and the celestial sphere
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- Run easily
- A smooth three-beat gait; between a trot and a gallop
- A slow pace of running
- (v. i.) An oblique direction; a line or direction including from a horizontal line or direction; also, sometimes, an inclination, as of one line or surface to another.
- (v. i.) Any ground whose surface forms an angle with the plane of the horizon.
- (a.) Sloping.
- (adv.) In a sloping manner.
- (v. t.) To form with a slope; to give an oblique or slanting direction to; to direct obliquely; to incline; to slant; as, to slope the ground in a garden; to slope a piece of cloth in cutting a garment.
- (v. i.) To take an oblique direction; to be at an angle with the plane of the horizon; to incline; as, the ground slopes.
- (v. i.) To depart; to disappear suddenly.