telegraph pole


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Related to telegraph pole: Electrical pole, utility poles
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.telegraph pole - tall pole supporting telephone wirestelegraph pole - tall pole supporting telephone wires
post - an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position; "he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them"
Translations
عَمود تلغراف
telegrafní sloup
telefonpæl
sürgönypózna
símastaur
telegrafný stĺp
telgraf direği

telegraph pole

telegraph post n (Brit) → palo del telegrafo

telegraph

(ˈteligraːf) noun
1. a system of sending messages using either wires and electricity or radio. Send it by telegraph.
2. an instrument for this. Send the message on the telegraph.
verb
1. to send by telegraph. He telegraphed the time of his arrival.
2. to inform by telegraph. He telegraphed us to say when he would arrive.
teˈlegrapher (-ˈle-) , teˈlegraphist (-ˈle-) nouns
a person who operates a telegraph.
teˈlegraphy (-ˈle-) noun
the process, science or skill of sending messages by telegraph.
ˌteleˈgraphic (-ˈgrӕ-) adjective
telegraph pole
a high, wooden pole which supports telegraph wires.
References in classic literature ?
The store- keepers plastered up their windows with all sorts of lies to entice you; the very fences by the wayside, the lampposts and telegraph poles, were pasted over with lies.
THE driver of a car, which police believe had false number plates, fled the scene after hitting a telegraph pole and going on to collide with a garden wall in Potters Green on Wednesday.
A MIDDLESBROUGH man has died in a motorcycle crash after his bike hit a telegraph pole.
A DRIVER is believed to have fled the mangled wreckage of a Mercedes after smashing into a telegraph pole.
A MAN who crashed his van into a telegraph pole has been arrested and bailed on suspicion of drink-driving.
In scenes of carnage, the motorist ploughed into several cars, flipped the car over on its side while tearing down a telegraph pole.
A DRIVER has died after her car crashed into a telegraph pole in County Durham.
A DRIVER died when her car crashed into a telegraph pole.
A MOTORCYCLIST died in the early hours of yesterday morning after he crashed into a telegraph pole in Burton-on Trent.
5m along a ditch before hitting a speed sign and a telegraph pole and flipping over.
THE owner of an Aston Martin faces a huge repair bill after his luxury motor crashed into a fallen telegraph pole.
It comes after she reported the fault with a phone line leading to a telegraph pole close to her cottages.