telegraph pole

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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.
"I saw them with a lorry full of telegraph poles, shovels, picks and pneumatics, this and that.
"We can confirm that one of our telegraph poles serving a number of properties in Llansadwrn was badly damaged as a result of a road traffic accident," said the company.
Motorists are being warned to take care on the regions roads as huge gales are felling trees, telegraph poles and leaving debris on routes.
He criticised the siting of electricity and telegraph poles throughout the town.
I often see them perched on telegraph poles, fences and even a traffic barrier on my journey to work.
Another issue in the news is the telegraph poles, which are very dark wood, in the bottom road at Castle Hill.
But they managed to drive no more than two miles before ploughing into telegraph poles, parked cars and garden walls, damaging all in their path.
TELECOMS giants BT have been told to share their telegraph poles and underground ducts with their super-fast broadband rivals.
Lots of broken telegraph poles. Where would a cannibal go for a snack?
Should you find yourself in that part of the world, you may be perplexed to see telegraph poles (sans wires attached) dotted around the perimeter of fields of red clover grown for seed.