verb (used without object)
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Idioms for tower
Origin of tower1
OTHER WORDS FROM towertow·er·less, adjectivetow·er·like, adjective
Words nearby tower
Definition for tower (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for 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.Conducting the Mathematical Orchestra From the Middle|Rachel Crowell|September 2, 2020|Quanta Magazine
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.New Zealand Is About to Test Long-Range Wireless Power Transmission|Jason Dorrier|August 30, 2020|Singularity Hub
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.‘Work to your strength’: Huawei’s CTO weighs in on U.S. efforts to build a Huawei alternative|Veta Chan|August 20, 2020|Fortune
The final design would be a hybrid, with the concrete base supporting a steel tower and turbine.GE Will 3D Print the Bases of Wind Turbines Taller Than Seattle’s Space Needle|Jason Dorrier|June 21, 2020|Singularity Hub
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.History of the Crusades: Origins, Politics, and Crusaders|Dattatreya Mandal|March 23, 2020|Realm of History
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.Prosecutors Have No Idea When 9/11 Mastermind’s Trial Will Start|Tim Mak|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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 Red Year|Louis Tracy
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.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
In a dungeon of the corresponding tower, on this side of the castle, was the prison of Ripperda.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
British Dictionary definitions for tower
Word Origin for tower
Idioms and Phrases with tower
In addition to the idiom beginning with tower
- tower of strength
- ivory tower