- A long piece of wood or other material set upright into the ground to serve as a marker or support.
- A similar vertical support or structure, as:
- A support for a beam in the framework of a building.
- A terminal of a battery.
- Sports. A goal post.
- The starting point at a racetrack.
- The slender barlike part of a stud earring that passes through the ear and is secured at the back with a small cap or clip.
- An electronic message sent to a newsgroup: ignored several inflammatory posts.