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2. A pole with lights, similar to a traffic signal, used for signalling the start of an automobile race.
3. The collection of valves sometimes found at the top of a working oil well.

They were added back in 2003 in this diff. After they are verified, I think they need some sort of context tag. --WikiTiki89 08:48, 23 October 2012 (UTC)

MWOnline, for one, has the oil-well sense. See this glossary (available through OneLook) for the auto racing sense. Technical terms that have been added here are not commonly hard to cite. DCDuring TALK 12:19, 23 October 2012 (UTC)
See [1] for the racing sense, this is easily citable. Why don't you search yourself before listing here? SpinningSpark 15:24, 23 October 2012 (UTC)
The well one is also easy to find, and w:christmas tree (oil well) also exists. glossary link you can buy one on Alibaba or check this brochure HowStuffWorks also talks about it it's even available from Merriam-Webster -- 70.24.250.110 09:30, 27 November 2012 (UTC)
Kept per the linked-to citations. - -sche (discuss) 04:26, 7 February 2013 (UTC)