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Noun: tower  taw(-u)r
  1. A structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building
     
  2. Anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower
    "a tower of dust rose above the horizon";
    - column, pillar
Verb: tower  taw(-u)r
  1. Appear very large or occupy a commanding position
    "Large shadows towered on the canyon wall";
    - loom, predominate, hulk
Noun: tower[2]  tow-u(r)
  1. A powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
    - tugboat, tug, towboat

Derived forms: towers, towering, towered

Type of: boat, construction, form, lift, rear, rise, shape, structure

Encyclopedia: Tower, Michigan