Noun(1) a fundamental principle or practice(2) anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower(3) a prominent supporter(4) a vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument(5) (architecture
(1) Two figures stood in a treacherously dangerous position at the edge of a hole from which a pillar of light emanated.(2) Consequently, a reliable pillar of our public safety infrastructure is gradually being undermined.(3) a pillar of smoke(4) Since the '60s Lee has been a pillar of Canadian literature as an editor, essayist and poet.(5) a pillar of rock(6) As she exerted more force on it, she saw a human form materialize, first as a pillar of swirling water, then into a humanoid form.(7) She learned Arabic and became a pillar of support in local communities, often helping the needy in the face of opposition during the dictator's regime.(8) Dad thought himself a pinnacle of strength and a pillar of optimism to guide everyone through the dark times.(9) The Cells were in groups of five and each of those groups stood vertically around a metal pillar .(10) After the move from the company, he was a pillar of support following the death of Wyclef's father two years ago, and a strong influence on the vocal aspect of his music.(11) The memory cell includes an access transistor formed in a pillar of single crystal semiconductor material.(12) A strong modern military was considered an essential pillar supporting the nation.(13) he was a pillar of his local community(14) Mayo and I opted to climb Glass Menagerie, a pillar of solid ice that spills down in frosted swirls like icing on a cake.(15) There was a spiritual cloud that directed them during the day, and a pillar of fire that replaced it at night.(16) The US considers it essential to maintain Morocco as a pillar of support in the Arab world.
1. column ::
2. stalwart ::
3. mainstay ::
Different Formspillar, pillared, pillars
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