tower


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01. The Eiffel [Tower] is probably the most famous landmark in Paris.
02. The trees [towered] over the loggers who were preparing to cut them down.
03. The second tallest communications [tower] in the world, located in Russia, was badly damaged in a fire in August 2000.
04. My nephew loves building little [towers] out of wooden blocks, and then knocking them over.
05. I was kind of short in elementary school, and the girls I liked were always so tall that they absolutely [towered] over me.
06. The huge, old trees [towered] above us as we made our way through the forest.
07. The Leaning [Tower] of Pisa will probably fall over some day.
08. Lao-Tzu observed that the [tower] nine stories high is built from a small heap of earth.
09. Alice Mackenzie Swaim once wrote, "Courage is not the [towering] oak that sees storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow.
10. According to the Bible, the Babylonians attempted to build a [tower] so high that its top would reach the heavens.
11. The Eiffel [Tower] is painted approximately once every 7 years, and requires nearly 50 tons of paint each time.
12. The twin Petronas [Towers] in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia are currently the world's tallest buildings.
13. An African legend tells us that at the dawn of time, the Supreme Being created his home on earth by building a [towering] mountain.
14. The Maya built cities around [towering] pyramids, which served as temples to their many gods.
15. 'Big Ben' is the name given to the large bell in the [tower] that forms part of the British Houses of Parliament.

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  • Tower — Tow er, n. [OE. tour,tor,tur, F. tour, L. turris; akin to Gr. ?; cf. W. twr a tower, Ir. tor a castle, Gael. torr a tower, castle. Cf. {Tor}, {Turret}.] 1. (Arch.) (a) A mass of building standing alone and insulated, usually higher than its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tower — (englisch Turm) bezeichnet: Tower (Luftfahrt), den Kontrollturm eines Flugplatzes Tower of London, Festung in London in der IT eine Ausführung von Computergehäusen Tower (Spiel), Gesellschaftsspiel von Piet Hein Tower ist der Familienname von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tower 42 — Der Tower 42 ist ein Hochhaus in London. Es ist mit 183 Metern das höchste in der Innenstadt Londons und das vierthöchste der gesamten Stadt. Überragt wird es nur von drei Hochhäusern im Gebiet Canary Wharf in den Docklands. Geschichte Das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tower 42 — Localisation Localisation Londres Coordonnées …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tower-PC —   [dt. »Turm PC«, »Hochhaus PC«], ein PC mit hohem schmalem Gehäuse, dessen Form an ein Hochhaus erinnert. Er wird aufrecht stehend i. d. R. unter dem Tisch aufgestellt. Der hauptsächliche Unterschied zu einem PC mit Desktop Gehäuse besteht… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Tower — (engl., spr. tauer), die Gesamtbezeichnung für einen ausgedehnten Komplex von Türmen, Festungswerken, kirchlichen und profanen Gebäuden in der Altstadt Londons, dessen Geschichte mit derjenigen der englischen Krone selbst für lange Jahrhunderte… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • tower — tower1 [tou′ər] n. [ME tour, tur < OE torr & OFr tur, both < L turris, a tower; akin to Gr tyrsis, fortified city] 1. a building or structure that is relatively high for its length and width, either standing alone or forming part of another …   English World dictionary

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  • Tower 49 — Basisdaten Ort: New York City, USA Eröffnung: 1985 St …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Tower — Tower, MN U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 479 Housing Units (2000): 295 Land area (2000): 2.708809 sq. miles (7.015783 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.402133 sq. miles (1.041520 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.110942 sq. miles (8.057303 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places