pylon

Definitions

General English

Aviation

Construction

  • A steel tower used to support electrical high-tension lines.
  • A movable tower for carrying lights.

Military

  • noun a metal structure, designed to support power lines above the ground

Real Estate

  • noun a tall metal tower, typically made of crisscrossing steel bars, that supports high-voltage cables across a long span
  • noun a tall vertical structure on or forming part of a building or other construction, especially an ancient structure, e.g. a decorative gateway or a monumental pillar
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