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  1. tower

    • IPA[ˈtou(ə)r]

    美式

    • n.
      a tall, narrow building, either freestanding or forming part of a building such as a church or castle;a fortress or stronghold in the form of or including a tower.
    • v.
      rise to or reach a great height;(of a bird) soar to a great height, especially (of a falcon) so as to be able to swoop down on the quarry.
    • verb: tower, 3rd person present: towers, gerund or present participle: towering, past tense: towered, past participle: towered

    • noun: tower, plural noun: towers

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    名詞

    • 1. a tall, narrow building, either freestanding or forming part of a building such as a church or castle the south-west tower is a wonderful example of late Gothic 同義詞 steeple, spire, column, pillar, obelisk
    • a fortress or stronghold in the form of or including a tower.
    • see Tower of London
    • 2. a tall structure that houses machinery, operators, etc. a control tower
    • a tall structure used as a receptacle or for storage a CD tower
    • a tall pile or mass of something a titanic tower of garbage

    動詞

    • adj.
      (of a structure) having a tower or towers: a towered church towered walls

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    • adj.
      (of a structure) having a tower or towers: a towered church towered walls

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a tall structure fitted with electric lights, typically used for outdoor illumination.

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    • n.
      a tall narrow structure designed to house a bell or bells, typically forming part of a church: four chimes from a church bell tower mark the hour medieval bell towers

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    • n.
      a tall building at an airport from which the movements of air traffic are controlled.

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    • n.
      a state of privileged seclusion or separation from the facts and practicalities of the real world: the ivory tower of academia

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    • ph.
      a skyscraper in Chicago, the tallest building in the world when it was completed in 1973. It is ...

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    • ph.
      a tower in Toronto, Canada, the tallest self-supporting man-made structure in the world when it ...

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    • IPA[ˈtaʊə]

    英式

    • n.
      a tall, narrow building, either free-standing or forming part of a building such as a church or ... the south-west tower is a wonderful example of late Gothic
    • v.
      rise to or reach a great height: he seemed to tower over everyone else

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