Pylon definitions

pī'lŏn'
A gateway.
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A truncated pyramid, or two of these, serving as a gateway to an Egyptian temple.
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Any slender, towering structure flanking an entranceway, supporting electric lines, marking a course for aircraft, etc.
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An assembly attached to an airplane, usually under the wing, to hold an engine, fuel tank, weapon, etc.
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Any of the foam-rubber markers positioned upright at each corner of the end zone.
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A vertical supporting structure, especially:
  • A steel tower supporting high-tension wires.
  • A tower or shaft supporting a wind turbine.
  • A structure supporting a bridge deck.
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A structure that attaches an aircraft engine to a plane's wing or fuselage.
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A gateway to the inner part of an Ancient Egyptian temple.
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A tower-like structure, usually one of a series, used to support high-voltage electricity cables.
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(aviation) A structure used to mount engines, missiles etc., to the underside of an aircraft wing or fuselage.
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A movable, brightly colored cone or shaft of rubber that is used to signal something to be avoided, such as a hazard or work zone on a roadway.
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A flexible, usually padded marker that stands upright at each corner of the end zone to facilitate judgments of close plays.
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A tower marking a turning point in a race among aircraft.
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A large structure or group of structures marking an entrance or approach.
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A monumental gateway in the form of a pair of truncated pyramids serving as the entrance to an ancient Egyptian temple.
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A traffic cone.
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(American football) An orange marker designating one of the four corners of the end zone in American football.
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Origin of pylon

Greek pulōn gateway from pulē gate