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    tower

    tower - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tower

    Definition
    (noun) a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building Definition
    (noun) anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower
    Synonyms : column , pillar
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
    Synonyms : towboat , tug , tugboat
    Definition
    (verb) appear very large or occupy a commanding position
    Synonyms : hulk , loom , predominate
    Example Sentence
    • The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain
    • Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall
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