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Engelsk navneord: tower

1. tower (om genstand) a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building

Mindre specifikke termerconstruction, structure

Mere specifikke termerbarbacan, barbican, beacon, beacon light, bell tower, church tower, clock tower, control tower, high-rise, lighthouse, minaret, mooring mast, mooring tower, pharos, power pylon, pylon, pylon, shot tower, silo, spire, steeple, supporting tower, tower block, turret, watchtower

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerCN Tower, Eiffel Tower, Space Needle

2. tower (om form) anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe test tube held a column of white powder.
A tower of dust rose above the horizon.
A thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)column, pillar

Mindre specifikke termerform, shape

Mere specifikke termercolumella, hoodoo

3. tower (om genstand) a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)towboat, tug, tugboat

Mindre specifikke termerboat

Omfatter disse specifikke termerhelm

Engelsk udsagnsord: tower

1. tower (om tilstand) appear very large or occupy a commanding position

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe huge sculpture predominates over the fountain.
Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hulk, loom, predominate

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Mindre specifikke termerlift, rear, rise

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