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tower



I - noun
1. a structure taller than its diameter;
can stand alone or be attached to a larger building (Freq. 4)
Hypernyms:
structure, construction
Hyponyms:
barbican, barbacan, beacon, lighthouse, beacon light,
pharos, bell tower, church tower, clock tower, control tower, high-rise,
tower block, minaret, mooring tower, mooring mast, pylon, power pylon,
power pylon, silo, steeple, spire, supporting tower,
turret, watchtower
Instance Hyponyms:
CN Tower, Eiffel Tower, Space Needle
2. anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower (Freq. 1)
- 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
Syn:
column, pillar
Derivationally related forms:
columnar (for: column)
Hypernyms:
shape, form
Hyponyms:
columella, hoodoo
3. a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
Syn:
tugboat, tug, towboat
Derivationally related forms:
tow, tug (for: tug)
Hypernyms:
boat
Part Meronyms:
helm

II - verb
appear very large or occupy a commanding position (Freq. 2)
- The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain
- Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall
Syn:
loom, predominate, hulk
Derivationally related forms:
hulk (for: hulk), predomination (for: predominate)
Hypernyms:
rise, lift, rear
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Something is ----ing PP

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