Definitions for tower

Definitions for (noun) tower

Main entry: tower

Definition: a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building

Main entry: tug, tugboat, towboat, tower

Definition: a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships

Main entry: tower, pillar, column

Definition: anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower

Usage: 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

Definitions for (verb) tower

Main entry: hulk, predominate, tower, loom

Definition: appear very large or occupy a commanding position

Usage: The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain; Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall

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