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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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