What is another word for telephone pole?

Pronunciation: [tˈɛlɪfˌə͡ʊn pˈə͡ʊl] (IPA)

A telephone pole, also referred to as a telegraph pole, telecommunication pole, or utility pole, is a tall pole that supports telephone and electric wires, streetlights, and other utility fixtures. Depending on the region or industry, the term may vary. In some places, it may be called a power pole, while in others, it could be a light pole. In the UK, it is also known as a telegraph post. In rural areas, it is commonly known as a T-post or a utility post. Whatever name it may be called, a telephone pole is an essential component of the modern world's communication and electrical infrastructure.

Synonyms for Telephone pole:

What are the hypernyms for Telephone pole?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    pole, utility pole, metal pole, light pole, transmission pole, tall structure, communications pole, electrical pole, street light pole, vertical support, wooden pole.

Famous quotes with Telephone pole

  • When Rabbit first began to drive the road was full of old fogeys going too slow and now it seems nothing but kids in a hell of a hurry, pushing. Let 'em by, is his motto. Maybe they'll kill themselves on a telephone pole in the next mile. He hopes so.
    John Updike

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