Noun(1) a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building(2) anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower(3) a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
Verb(1) appear very large or occupy a commanding position
(1) Climbing to the top of a tall building, a hill, or a church tower is a great way to get a feel for a place.(2) Behind it, soaring for 70 metres into the sky, was the tower protecting the sanctum.(3) Bangalore is a city that just grows on you, the way its trees have grown, to tower over the landscape.(4) The abbey buildings, huddled round the squat tower of the church, stood out sharp and clear against the pale outcrops of Dun-I hill.(5) Here, sheer limestone cliffs tower over gentle pastures and provide what many people believe is the finest scenery in the Alps.(6) This time a massive hydrogen bomb lifts its manmade plumes until they tower over the natural clouds.(7) A couple of old fir trees tower over the field, and yes, there's a house, a driveway, a garage, all well-kept.(8) Its most outstanding feature is the Turret House, built as a gatehouse and hunting tower and constructed in the French style, possibly due to Mary's influence.(9) A single man oversaw the entire operation from the command tower .(10) And every time we stand around the bar, they tower over me and block out the light.(11) he seemed to tower over everyone else(12) Airport officials used another tower to maintain operations during the incident.(13) a titanic tower of garbage(14) On the right is the lifeguard tower and the Adamson House.(15) a CD tower(16) A church tower crashed to the ground and a mosque's silver dome caved in.
1. steeple ::
2. column ::
3. towboat ::
4. soar ::
5. eclipse ::
6. predominate ::
Different Formstower, towered, towering, towers
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