Flagpole - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈflæɡpoʊl|  American pronunciation of the word flagpole
Brit.  |ˈflaɡpəʊl|  British pronunciation of the word flagpole

noun

- surveying instrument consisting of a straight rod painted in bands of alternate red and white each one foot wide; used for sightings by surveyors
- a tall staff or pole on which a flag is raised (syn: flagstaff)

Examples

The flagpole is perfectly straight.

Word forms

noun
singular: flagpole
plural: flagpoles
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