pylon

Type: Term Pronunciation: pī′lon Definitions: 1. A simple prosthesis, usually without joints, for a lower limb amputation.
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Pylon

From the Greek word meaning 'gate' It is a monumental entrance wall of a temple. Pylons are the largest and least essential parts of a temple that is usually built last. Some temples have more then one set, the temple at Karnak has 10 Pylons.
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pylon

[n] - a tower for guiding pilots or marking the turning point in a race 2. [n] - a large vertical steel tower supporting high-tension wires
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pylon

In modern usage, a steel lattice tower that supports high-tension electrical cables. In ancient Egyptian architecture, a pylon is one of a pair of inward-sloping towers that flank an entrance. ...
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Pylon

The support or mast for the rotors of a gyroplane or helicopter. Pylons are also occasionally used to brace, from above, the wings of a wire-braced monoplane or to protect the pilot from injury in a crash should the aeroplane overturn.
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Pylon

Py'lon noun [ New Latin , from Greek ... a gateway.] (a) A low tower, having a truncated pyramidal form, and flanking an ancient Egyptian gateway. « Massive pylons adorned with obelisks in front.» J. W. Draper. (b) An Egyptian gateway to a large buildi...
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Pylon

Py'lon noun 1. A tower, commonly of steelwork, for supporting either end of a wire, as for a telegraph line, over a long span. 2. (Aëronautics) (a) Formerly, a starting derrick (the use of which is now abandoned) for an aëroplane. (b) A post, tower, or the like...
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pylon

A low tower, having a truncated pyramidal form, and flanking an ancient Egyptian gateway. 'Massive pylons adorned with obelisks in front.' (J. W. Draper) ... An Egyptian gateway to a large building (with or without flanking towers). ... Origin: NL, fr. Gr. A gateway. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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pylon

power pylon noun a large vertical steel tower supporting high-tension power lines; `power pylons are a favorite target for terrorists`
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Pylon

• (n.) A tower, commonly of steelwork, for supporting either end of a wire, as for a telegraph line, over a long span. • (n.) A post, tower, or the like, as on an aerodrome, or flying ground, serving to bound or mark a prescribed course of flight. • (n.) Formerly, a starting derrick (the use of which is now abandoned) for an aeroplan...
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Pylon

(from the article `Faulkner, William`) ...took up flying in the early 1930s, bought a Waco cabin aircraft, and flew it in February 1934 to the dedication of Shushan Airport in New Orleans, ...
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pylon

(Greek: `gateway`), in modern construction, any tower that gives support, such as the steel towers between which electrical wires are strung, the ...
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pylon

a short orange marker at each of the end zone`s 4 corners.
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pylon

In modern usage, a steel lattice tower that supports high-tension electrical cables. In ancient Egyptian architecture, a pylon is one of a pair of inward-sloping towers that flank an entrance
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Pylon

A monumental gateway in the form of a pair of truncated pyramids serving as the entrance to ancient Egyptian temples.
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Pylon

Massive structure at the entrance of a temple complex
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Pylon

[architecture] Pylon is the Greek term (Greek: πυλών) for a monumental gateway of an Egyptian temple (Egyptian: bxn.t in the Manuel de Codage transliteration). It consists of two tapering towers, each surmounted by a cornice, joined by a less elevated section which enclosed the entrance between them. The entrance was generally about ha...
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Pylon

The usually orange marker that indicates each of the four corners of the end zone. If the ball carrier makes contact with a pylon before going out of bounds on a running play, a touchdown is scored even if the carrier never touches any other part of the end zone.
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Pylon

The usually orange marker that indicates each of the four corners of the end zone. If the ball carrier makes contact with a pylon before going out of bounds on a running play, a touchdown is scored even if the carrier never touches any other part of the end zone.
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Pylon

A short orange marker at each of the end zone
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Pylon

A player who is easy to get around due to lack of speed or skill.
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