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telephone pole

a utility pole for supporting telephone wires.
Origin of telephone pole
1880-85, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The critical feature of a telephone pole or utility power is constancy.
  • The car came past his house, made a loud noise and swerved into the telephone pole.
  • Chickens flew everywhere, and my beloved car ended up wrapped around a telephone pole.
  • In that time, the straw moves a distance into the telephone pole.
  • Connect a wire from a telephone pole or underground cable access to the dwelling or booth.
  • It usually watches for prey from a perch such as a telephone pole or fence post and occasionally hunts for prey while flying.
  • As you look outside, you see a car wrapped around a telephone pole with live wires dangling to the ground.
  • The structures-a wood platform mounted on top of a tall telephone pole-tower above the desert.
  • Most prominent was the grain bin in the picture on the left which was wrapped around a telephone pole.
  • Never retrieve a kite caught on a power line, telephone pole or light pole.

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