Definitions for utility pole
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
one of a series of large, upright poles used to support telephone wires, electric cables, or the like.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Civil Engineering
A tall cylinder, often embedded with climbing spikes above normal reach, made from the trunk of a tree, usually topped by a cross beam, used by a public utility to carry wire, cable or conduit through the air, for the transportation of electricity, cable television, telephone or similar services, in an urban area or over short distances. Also referred to as a telephone pole.
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