pylon


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Synonyms for pylon

a tower for guiding pilots or marking the turning point in a race

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a large vertical steel tower supporting high-tension power lines

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electricity pylon transmission line 220 KV which went off.
This weekend, work will start to bring down the tower crane on the north pylon, nearest to Widnes.
We can reveal only two of the 615 pylons which form the 135-mile line have been deemed suitable for the treatment.
Bernard Tayong, spokesperson for North Cotabato police, said the pylon was in Barangay Kitulaan in Carmen town.
The man climbed up the pylon and was attempting to touch the live wires, forcing Northern Powergrid to shut off the power - leaving tens of thousands of North Tyneside houses without electricity.
A police car blocked off the field where the pylon stands, and a cordon was put in place to keep the public from entering.
WORRIED parents of autistic children say plans to pockmark the countryside with pylons will have serious effects on those with the mental condition.
A YOUNG dad has told of his battle to stop rural Ireland from being ruined by hundreds of pylons and wind turbines.
The National Grid worker from Coventry joined seven of her colleagues as they scaled a training pylon taller than Nelson's column.
Why is it only now that the developers are pussy-footing around suggesting smaller pylons "25% shorter" than the traditional lattice ones, papering the cracks of their dreadful plans?
The pylon structure is made up of a monopole with T-shaped cross arms that hold the wires in a diamond shape.
The new electricity pylon designs mark a departure from the traditional lattice structures that currently dot the British countryside.
NYSE: SPR) said it has rolled out the first flight test pylon for the Mitsubishi regional jet aircraft.
M2 EQUITYBITES-April 30, 2014-Spirit delivers Mitsubishi's first flight test pylon
Modelling shows that in some cases the Cross-arms can increase the power-carrying capability of a pylon by up to 2.