Main definitions of one-pole in English

: one-pole1one-pole2

one-pole1

Pronunciation /ˈwʌnpəʊl/

adjective

  • Relating to or involving a single pole of force, especially magnetic force.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in J. Alfred Ewing (1855–1935), engineer and cryptographer. From one + pole.

Main definitions of one-pole in English

: one-pole1one-pole2

one-pole2

Pronunciation /ˈwʌnpəʊl/

adjective

  • Having, consisting of, or involving the use of, a single pole; (Angling) using a single rudimentary fishing rod.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in ‘Nevil Shute’ (1899–1960), novelist and aeronautical engineer (real name Nevil Shute Norway). From one + pole.