Examples of pylon in a Sentence
The bridge is supported by concrete pylons.
a row of electricity pylons
Recent Examples of pylon from the Web
Inches from the goal line, the ball slipped out of his hand and floated forward, off the pylon and out of bounds.
But Catalon’s pass was on target to Wright in the middle of the field, with the receiver racing 40 yards to the right pylon after the grab.
One nugget to emerge in the wake of Sunday night’s game: New England players apparently are forbidden from extending at the pylon or while falling across the goal line in the process of making a catch.
The Titans needed nine plays, Derrick Henry sweeping right and diving at the pylon on the 6-yard touchdown play in the second quarter.
The final score was set up by his own 12-yard scramble toward the right pylon.
Gurley caught a pass in the left flat, hurdled a defender and dove for the pylon for an 18-yard touchdown that pulled the Rams to within three points.
Warring had just completed a night of making a team-high five catches for 74 yards, including his third career touchdown — on an extra-effort dive at the corner pylon — and one spectacular spinning grab.
The Black Knights dialed up a jet sweep to Kell Walker, who beat the San Diego State defense to the pylon and scored the game-winning two-point conversion, which gave Army a 36-35 lead.
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Origin and Etymology of pylon
First Known Use: 1817See Words from the same year
PYLON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pylon for English Language Learners
: a tall tower or similar structure
: a tall, metal structure that is part of a series of structures supporting a long stretch of electrical wire
American football : one of the upright markers that are positioned at the corners of the end zone
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