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Comment Re:poll vs. pole (Score 1) 671

Close. I think it's homograph you're looking for.

Homonyms: sounds the same but have different meanings. (Can also have different spellings.)

Homophones: spelled different, sound the same.

Homographs: spelled the same but sound different based on context.

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