tower / ˈtaʊ ər /


tower2 个定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. a building or structure high in proportion to its lateral dimensions, either isolated or forming part of a building.
  2. such a structure used as or intended for a stronghold, fortress, prison, etc.
  3. any of various fully enclosed fireproof housings for vertical communications, as staircases, between the stories of a building.
v. 无主动词 verb
  1. to rise or extend far upward, as a tower; reach or stand high: The skyscraper towers above the city.
  2. to rise above or surpass others: She towers above the other students.
  3. Falconry. to rise straight into the air; to ring up.

tower 近义词

n. 名词 noun

very high building or building part

v. 动词 verb

rise above


  • tower of strength
  • ivory tower


  1. They also think about equivalences between equivalences, and equivalences between equivalences between equivalences, and so on upward in a never-ending tower of relationships.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The final design would be a hybrid, with the concrete base supporting a steel tower and turbine.
  5. 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.
  6. The bell tower bellows loudly when a little muscle power is put into it.
  7. Her brother perished in the North Tower of the World Trade Center in the 9/11 attacks.
  8. Movie buffs have commented endlessly on the bell-tower sequence in Vertigo.
  9. It involved a model of the tower set on its side for the shot.
  10. In Vertigo there's a strange cut in the first bell-tower sequence.
  11. The tower has four clock faces, pinnacles at the angles, and a steep slate roof and is 120 feet high.
  12. At the Flagstaff Tower the 74th and the remainder of the 38th suddenly told their officers that they would obey them no longer.
  13. The height of the tower from the level of the street is 105 feet, the slated towers over the lateral pediments being smaller.
  14. John Wilkes released from the tower by the memorable sentence of chief justice Pratt.
  15. In a dungeon of the corresponding tower, on this side of the castle, was the prison of Ripperda.