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 Meanings and Examples of TOWER
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tower
 n.  building or part of a building that is exceptionally high in proportion to its width and length; tall, slender structure used for observation, signaling, or pumping
Classic Sentence: (115 in 8 pages)
1  One solitary tower only, and some remains of a wall, show where the castle once stood.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE DREAM OF LITTLE TUK
2  So she roved about by herself, and looked at all the rooms and chambers, till at last she came to an old tower, to which there was a narrow staircase ending with a little door.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In BRIAR ROSE
3  When she was twelve years old, the enchantress shut her into a tower, which lay in a forest, and had neither stairs nor door, but quite at the top was a little window.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In RAPUNZEL
4  After a year or two, it came to pass that the king's son rode through the forest and passed by the tower.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In RAPUNZEL
5  The king's son wanted to climb up to her, and looked for the door of the tower, but none was to be found.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In RAPUNZEL
6  The king's son was beside himself with pain, and in his despair he leapt down from the tower.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In RAPUNZEL
7  He went to the tower in which his mother was confined, and as it was so high, he wished for a ladder which would reach up to the very top.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE PINK
8  And the king sent two waiting-maids and two attendants into the tower, to fetch the queen and bring her to the royal table.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE PINK
9  As he himself would have it so, they gave him some food for the wild animals, and led him down to the tower.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE THREE LANGUAGES
10  He soon saw that the vessel, with the wind dead ahead, was tacking between the Chateau d'If and the tower of Planier.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
11  These are our arms, that is, those of my father, but they are, as you see, joined to another shield, which has gules, a silver tower, which are my mother's.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 41. The Presentation.
12  Monte Cristo entered the tower, which was divided into three stories.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 61. How a Gardener May Get Rid of the Dormice tha...
13  The tower contained implements, such as spades, rakes, watering-pots, hung against the wall; this was all the furniture.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 61. How a Gardener May Get Rid of the Dormice tha...
14  It had a high mansard roof with a picket fence on top and a tower made of fancy shingles at each end.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
15  Through the long warm days she watched her red stone and gray shingle house rise grandly, to tower above any other house on Peachtree Street.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
Example Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
16  At the extremity is the County Courthouse; on the right is the tall spire of the Presbyterian, and on the left the tower of the Episcopal Church.
17  Perhaps the tower is part of the rampart of the city.
18  The new tower is a unique mix of a distinctive form, ingenious structure, and spatial qualities of sky-high living.
19  A church tower protruding from the ground offers the incongruous spectacle to visitors.
20  The audio clip of the exchange between the control tower and pilot of the doomed flight was confirmed by Taiwan's Civil Aeronautical Administration as rescue workers continued searching for 11 missing passengers Thursday.
21  Canary Wharf towers above the Dockland area of London.
22  The Statue of Liberty towers above the harbour of New York.
23  They don't really, in their ivory towers, understand how pernicious drug crime is.
24  She towers over other dancers of her generation.
25  At six feet, he towers over his mother.
26  The very word conjures up nostalgic images of solitary brick or wooden towers with vanes set against picturesque fields.
27  We looked up at the rocky peaks towering above us.
28  Amidst the current bunch of nonentities, he is a towering figure.
29  Do you see that mountain towering directly south of us?
30  The village of Meliandou sits deep within the Guinean forest region, surrounded by towering reeds and oil palm cultivations.