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  Words related to tower

Related / Similar Words: tugboat, tug, towboat, column, pillar, loom, predominate, hulk

 

Definition:
  • a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building;
  • a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships;
  • anything tall and thin approximating the shape of a column or tower; "the test tube held a column of white powder"; "a tower of dust rose above the horizon"; "a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite";
  • appear very large or occupy a commanding position; "The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain"; "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall";

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    Hyponyms: barbican, barbacan, beacon, lighthouse, beacon light, pharos, bell tower, church tower, clock tower, control tower, Eiffel Tower, high-rise, tower block, minaret, mooring tower, mooring mast, pylon, power pylon, shot tower, silo, steeple, spire, supporting tower, turret, watchtower, columella, hoodoo

     

    Derivational Morphology: tow, tug, loom, predominate, hulk, giant, heavyweight, whale, predomination, predominance, column, pillar

     

     
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