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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A large vertical steel tower supporting high-tension power lines; A tower for guiding pilots or marking the turning point in a race.

Usage examples (38)
  • The first pylon is quite near the entrance and the arcane elementals stand in a circle around it.
  • Big Ten commish calls pylon call 'not acceptable'; punishment possible
  • The pylon is to be the centerpiece of a planned underwater museum featuring relics uncovered from the Mediterranean seabed.
  • The pylon is a full twelve floors with carport on top. " for more
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