tower 的 2 个定义
- a building or structure high in proportion to its lateral dimensions, either isolated or forming part of a building.
- such a structure used as or intended for a stronghold, fortress, prison, etc.
- any of various fully enclosed fireproof housings for vertical communications, as staircases, between the stories of a building.
- to rise or extend far upward, as a tower; reach or stand high: The skyscraper towers above the city.
- to rise above or surpass others: She towers above the other students.
- Falconry. to rise straight into the air; to ring up.
very high building or building part
- tower of strength
- ivory tower
- They also think about equivalences between equivalences, and equivalences between equivalences between equivalences, and so on upward in a never-ending tower of relationships.
- He made headlines with plans for a “world wireless system,” and won funding from JP Morgan to build the first of several huge transmission towers.
- Telecom operators are rolling it out in what we call macro sites outdoors, the big cell towers, and that’s to get coverage of the population.
- The final design would be a hybrid, with the concrete base supporting a steel tower and turbine.
- These features included the machicoulis, a dropbox-like overhanging structure from where defenders could shoot at the besiegers, and the talus battered-face of the walls that created hard gradients for the approaching siege towers and ladders.
- The bell tower bellows loudly when a little muscle power is put into it.
- Her brother perished in the North Tower of the World Trade Center in the 9/11 attacks.
- Movie buffs have commented endlessly on the bell-tower sequence in Vertigo.
- It involved a model of the tower set on its side for the shot.
- In Vertigo there's a strange cut in the first bell-tower sequence.
- The tower has four clock faces, pinnacles at the angles, and a steep slate roof and is 120 feet high.
- At the Flagstaff Tower the 74th and the remainder of the 38th suddenly told their officers that they would obey them no longer.
- The height of the tower from the level of the street is 105 feet, the slated towers over the lateral pediments being smaller.
- John Wilkes released from the tower by the memorable sentence of chief justice Pratt.
- In a dungeon of the corresponding tower, on this side of the castle, was the prison of Ripperda.