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- n. The northernmost point on celestial bodies other than Earth.
- n. The positive pole of a magnetic dipole that seeks geographic north.
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We made two expeditions to discover the source of the Nile (or the north pole), and owing to their habit of sticking together and doing dull and praiseable things – like sewing, and helping with the cooking, and taking invalid delicacies to the poor and indignant – Daisy and Dora were wholly out of it both times, though Dora's foot was now quite well enough to have gone to the north pole or the equator either.
In this address he announced his conviction that a great ice-period, due to a temporary oscillation of the temperature of the globe, had covered the surface of the earth with a sheet of ice, extending at least from the north pole to Central Europe and Asia.
According to the Albert Roy Davis Research Lab in Green Grove Springs, Florida, extensive tests have shown that the north pole of a magnet retards bacterial growth, takes away pain, reduces stress, and relaxes muscle tension, while the south pole stimulates growth and promotes healing.