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Pylon vs. Piling

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Pylonnoun

A gateway to the inner part of an Ancient Egyptian temple.

Pilingnoun

A structural support comprising a length of wood, steel, or other construction material.

Pylonnoun

(electricity) A tower-like structure, usually one of a series, used to support high-voltage electricity cables.

Pilingnoun

The act of heaping up.

Pylonnoun

(aviation) A structure used to mount engines, missiles etc., to the underside of an aircraft wing or fuselage.

Pilingnoun

(ironworking) The process of building up, heating, and working fagots or piles to form bars, etc.

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Pylonnoun

A starting derrick for an aeroplane.

Pilingnoun

The act of heaping up.

Pylonnoun

A post, tower, etc. as on an aerodrome, or flying ground, serving to bound or mark a prescribed course of flight.

Pilingnoun

The process of building up, heating, and working, fagots, or piles, to form bars, etc.

Pylonnoun

An obelisk.

Pilingnoun

A series of piles; piles considered collectively; as, the piling of a bridge.

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Pylonnoun

A traffic cone.

Pilingnoun

a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure

Pylonnoun

(American football) An orange marker designating one of the four corners of the end zone in American football.

Pylonnoun

(medicine) A rigid prosthesis for the lower leg.

Pylonnoun

A low tower, having a truncated pyramidal form, and flanking an ancient Egyptian gateway.

‘Massive pylons adorned with obelisks in front.’;

Pylonnoun

An Egyptian gateway to a large building (with or without flanking towers).

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Pylonnoun

A tower, commonly of steelwork, for supporting either end of a wire, as for a telegraph line, over a long span.

Pylonnoun

Formerly, a starting derrick (the use of which is now abandoned) for an aeroplane.

Pylonnoun

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

Pylonnoun

a large vertical steel tower supporting high-tension power lines;

‘power pylons are a favorite target for terrorists’;

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