Word of the day
tower
  1. Noun
    • A very tall iron-framed structure, usually painted red and white, on which microwave, satellite, or other communication antennas are installed; radio tower.
    • A similarly framed structure with a platform or enclosed area on top, used as a lookout for spotting fires, plane crashes, fugitives, etc.
    • A water tower.
    • A control tower.
    • Any very tall building or structure; skyscraper.
    • (figuratively) Any item, such as a computer case, that is usually higher than it is wide.
    • (informal) An interlocking tower.
    • (figuratively) A strong refuge; a defence.
    • (historical) A tall fashionable headdress.
    • (obsolete) High flight; elevation.
    • The sixteenth trump or Major Arcana card in many Tarot decks, deemed an ill omen.
    • One who tows.
  2. Verb
    • (intransitive) To be very tall.
    • (intransitive) To be high or lofty; to soar.
    • (obsolete, transitive) To soar into.
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  • A weddingless marriage