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
In 1982, Mayor William Donald Schaefer unveiled his latest Baltimore sign, a 41-foot pylon near Russell Street.
HyperloopTT says its test track will be built in two phases: a closed 320-meter system that will be operational this year, and a 1 kilometer long full-scale system, elevated by pylons at a height of 5.8 meters, to be completed in 2019.
Right behind the statue of Ernie Banks, Mr. Cub, the Gallagher name is displayed in bright blue on advertising pylons and the big video board on the Cubs’ office building.
That happened early in December 2017, when Lisa DeBruine, a psychologist at the University of Glasgow posted a GIF on Twitter of two electrical pylons playing jump rope with a third.
Minutes later, from the Steeler 19, Fournette sprinted around right end and muscled his way inside the pylon at the goal line.
No word yet on if the pylons are floating or anchored.
What’s different about the latest project is the combined benefit of the blimp being able to lift an industry-leading 60 tons, but without any requirement for mooring pylons.
The city also put in a bike lane marked off by pylons and buffered from traffic by a parking strip.
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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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