lamppost


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lamp·post

 (lămp′pōst′)
n.
A post supporting a street lamp.

lamppost

(ˈlæmpˌpəʊst)
n
a post supporting a lamp, esp in a street

lamp•post

(ˈlæmpˌpoʊst)

n.
a post supporting a lamp that lights an outdoor area.
[1780–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lamppost - a metal post supporting an outdoor lamp (such as a streetlight)lamppost - a metal post supporting an outdoor lamp (such as a streetlight)
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"
street lamp, streetlight - a lamp supported on a lamppost; for illuminating a street
Translations
kandelábr
lygtepæl
katuvalopylväs
stup ulične svjetiljke
街灯柱
가로등 기둥
cestna svetilka
lyktstolpe
เสาไฟฟ้า
cột đèn

lamppost

[ˈlæmppəʊst] Nfarol m, farola f

lamppost

lamppost

[ˈlæmpˌpəust] nlampione m

lamppost

عَمُودُ النُّورُ kandelábr lygtepæl Laternenpfahl φανοστάτης farola katuvalopylväs lampadaire stup ulične svjetiljke lampione 街灯柱 가로등 기둥 lantaarnpaal lyktestolpe słup latarni poste фонарный столб lyktstolpe เสาไฟฟ้า lamba direği cột đèn 街灯柱
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Oh, for lots of reasons, my dear Bunny; among others, I have long had a wish to grow my own beard; under the next lamppost you will agree that it's training on very nicely.
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Drawn up and given an orderly disposition, as a rioter hanged to a lamppost.
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