South Pole


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South Pole

South Pole

n.
1.
a. The southern end of the earth's axis of rotation, a point in Antarctica.
b. The celestial zenith of this terrestrial point.
c. south pole The southern end of the axis of rotation of a planet or other celestial body.
2. south pole The south-seeking magnetic pole of a straight magnet.
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South Pole

n
1. (Placename) the southernmost point on the earth's axis, at the latitude of 90°S
2. (Astronomy) astronomy the point of intersection, in the constellation Octans, of the earth's extended axis and the southern half of the celestial sphere
3. (General Physics) (usually not capitals) the south-seeking pole of a freely suspended magnet
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South′ Pole′


n.
1. the southern end of the earth's axis, the southernmost point on earth.
2. the point at which the axis of the earth extended cuts the southern half of the celestial sphere; the south celestial pole.
3. (l.c.) See under magnetic pole (def. 1).
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South Pole

South Pole

(south)
The southern end of the Earth's axis of rotation, a point in Antarctica.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.South Pole - the southernmost point of the Earth's axisSouth Pole - the southernmost point of the Earth's axis
Antarctic continent, Antarctica - an extremely cold continent at the south pole almost entirely below the Antarctic Circle; covered by an ice cap up to 13,000 feet deep; "Antarctica is twice the size of Australia"
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Translations
jižní pól
Sydpolen
etelänapa
Južni pol
南極
남극
Sydpolen
ขั้วโลกใต้
Nam cực

South Pole

n the South Poleil polo sud
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

South Pole

الْقُطْبُ الْـجَنُوبِيّ jižní pól Sydpolen Südpol Νότιος Πόλος Polo Sur etelänapa pôle sud Južni pol Polo Sud 南極 남극 Zuidpool Sydpolen biegun południowy Pólo Sul Южный полюс Sydpolen ขั้วโลกใต้ Güney Kutbu Nam cực 南极
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We may also notice that, on the lunar sphere, the south pole is much more continental than the north pole.
Unfortunate man of science, after having braved the icebergs of the South Pole, the coral reefs of Oceania, the cannibals of the Pacific, to perish miserably in a railway train!
Then, chart in hand, we reviewed the travels of the French navigator, his voyages of circumnavigation, his double detention at the South Pole, which led to the discovery of Adelaide and Louis Philippe, and fixing the hydrographical bearings of the principal islands of Oceania.
But directly she is clear of the narrow seas, heading out into the world with nothing solid to speak of between her and the South Pole, the anchors are got in and the cables disappear from the deck.
The quiet of the tomb lay upon the mysterious valley of death, crouching deep in its warm nest within the sunken area at the south pole of the dying planet.
The Otz Valley lies in a mighty depression at the south pole. It is sunk thousands of feet below the level of the surrounding country, like a great round bowl.
Will is the north, action the south pole. Character may be ranked as having its natural place in the north.
Its objective will be to collect samples from the Moon's south pole, (https://www.space.com/china-moon-south-pole-research-station-2020s.html) Space.com reported.
Aparna has successfully reached the South Pole after covering 111 kilometres of walking on the snow.
This means that the magnetic north pole and south pole exchange positions.
"Even though I have trekked across the North Pole, being at the South Pole is going to be much different -- this time the weather is going to be even colder.
So when Jade was on her South Pole expedition, she posted a photo of herself holding a sandwich with a message for the trolls: "I made you a sandwich (ham & cheese)--now ski 37 days and 600 km to the South Pole and you can eat it." You go, girl!

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