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Meaning of "pylon" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PYLON

From Greek pulōn a gateway.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PYLON

pylon  [ˈpaɪlən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PYLON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pylon is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PYLON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of pylon in the English dictionary

The first definition of pylon in the dictionary is a large vertical steel tower-like structure supporting high-tension electrical cables. Other definition of pylon is a post or tower for guiding pilots or marking a turning point in a race. Pylon is also a streamlined aircraft structure for attaching an engine pod, external fuel tank, etc, to the main body of the aircraft.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PYLON


abutilon
əˈbjuːtɪlən
Babylon
ˈbæbɪlən
billon
ˈbɪlən
castellan
ˈkæstɪlən
Dylan
ˈdɪlən
Galen
ˈɡeɪlən
Macmillan
məkˈmɪlən
McMillan
məkˈmɪlən
out-villain
ˌaʊtˈvɪlən
scintillon
sɪnˈtɪlən
Venezuelan
ˌvɛnɪˈzweɪlən
villain
ˈvɪlən
villein
ˈvɪlən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PYLON

pyinkado
pyjama
pyjama cricket
pyjama rugby
pyjamas
pyknic
pyknodysostoses
pyknodysostosis
pyknometer
pyknotic
pylorectomies
pylorectomy
pylori
pyloric
pylorus
Pylos
Pym
Pynchon
pyoderma
pyodermic

WORDS THAT END LIKE PYLON

Avalon
beauty salon
Ceylon
colon
diachylon
gallon
haematoxylon
hair salon
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
melon
Miquelon
monoxylon
nylon
phylon
propylon
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
salon
talon
triathlon
watermelon

Synonyms and antonyms of pylon in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «pylon» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PYLON

Find out the translation of pylon to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of pylon from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «pylon» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

铁塔
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

torre de alta tensión
570 millions of speakers

English

pylon
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तोरण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بُرْجُ كَهْرُبَاء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

опора
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

poste
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তোরণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pylône
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pylon
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Mast
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

鉄塔
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

목표탑
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pylon
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cột điện
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கோபுரம் போல
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पिलोन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

pilon
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pilone
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pylon
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

стовп
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pilon
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πυλώνας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

mast
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kraftledningsstolpe
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

høyspentmast
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pylon

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PYLON»

The term «pylon» is quite widely used and occupies the 51.680 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PYLON» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pylon

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PYLON»

Discover the use of pylon in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pylon and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Pylon: The Corrected Text
One of the few of William Faulkner’s works to be set outside his fictional Yoknapatawpha County, Pylon, first published in 1935, takes place at an air show in a thinly disguised New Orleans named New Valois.
William Faulkner, 2011
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Pylon Math Grade 8: Pre-Algebra 2
Pre-Algebra 2 Pylon Education. 1 . Equations 1-1 One-Step Equations 2 1-2 Two- Step Equations 4 1-3 Removing Fractions 6 1-4 Combined Operations 10 1-5 Two Variable Terms 14 in One Equation 1-6 Variables on Both Sides 18 of ...
Pylon Education, 2010
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Hypermixer Pylon Fuel Injection for Scramjet Combustors
pylon, having the largest amount of streamwise vortex production in the near-field , also exhibited the fastest fuel plume dilution. The ramp pylon had the second fastest fuel plume dilution (very close to the alternating wedge pylon), followed by  ...
Jason Clay Doster, 2008
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Pylon Effects on a Scramjet Cavity Flameholder Flowfield
Average quality PIV wake image (pylon on center-right of frame, image plane at;; = 3.7 cm) 148 Figure 87. Good quality PIV wake image (pylon on center-right of frame, image plane at y = 3.7 cm) 149 Figure 88. Comparison of good quality ...
Andrew B. Freeborn, 2008
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Pylon Math Grade 7: Geometry
Geometry Pylon Education. X- fx ( ' ) ,u • ( ' ) ,0 • ( ' )d< [fx- ' x- ) « ( ' ),u ( ' ),o ),d [/!- ' x- ) ( e - 9 ) a ( S' V ) o ( L ' Z ) d ( a • x ) (z) (9-' l-) a ( z- ' e- ) o (s-'H a ( « ' ^ ) (T) ( o ' l ) ,a ( s- ' Z ) ,0 ( 2- > ) d (o' l-) a ( 5 ' Z- ) D ( z 'v- ) d ( /l ' X ) : 8|ny uoi+oia/ ...
Pylon Education, 2010
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Cable Stayed Bridges
Envelope of moments in the deck for different pylon inertias The relative advantages of the two solutions arise from opposing conditions. As will be seen later, under the actions of live loads, considerable moments arise and these are less ...
‎1999
7
Glue & Go Costumes for Kids: Super-duper Designs with ...
1 7 To mount the spoiler, you will need to make two pylons. To make each pylon: 1 7a Measure and rule up the 8" x 8" (20.3 x 20.3 cm) cardboard as shown in the diagram. Cut out the pylon. 17b On the left edge of the pylon, mark a point that is  ...
Holly Cleeland, 2004
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A William Faulkner Encyclopedia
306 PYLON Shumann assumes that Laverne had obtained the money by prostitution and burns it in the fireplace. On the last page of the novel, the reporter writes the obituary of Roger Shumann and heads out to get drunk on Amboise Street.
Robert W. Hamblin, Charles A. Peek, 1999
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The DC-10 Case: A Study in Applied Ethics, Technology, and ...
and outside consultants were involved, was more intensive than any previously used in the commercial aviation industry. It involved more than 5,000 pages of sophisticated calculations and established that the DC- 10 wing pylon met not only ...
John H. Fielder, Douglas Birsch, 1992
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Second Severn Crossing
AND YEOWARD which operated on the outside face of each pylon to provide access for men and materials (Fig. 9) . The concrete for the pylon in situ construction was batched by a 40 m3/h capacity Steelfields batching plant mounted on top of ...
‎1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PYLON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pylon is used in the context of the following news items.
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National Grid's new designer pylon is 'too white and boring' – Pylon
The UK's National Grid has planted the first of its new "T-pylons" — an elegant alternative to the traditional steel lattice monsters currently straddling Blighty's ... «The Register, Apr 15»
2
First new pylon design in 90 years is smaller and will help transfer …
National Grid has revealed the UK's first new pylon for nearly 90 years. Called the T-pylon (artist's illustration shown) it is a third shorter than the old lattice pylons ... «Daily Mail, Apr 15»
3
Vegas Pylon 7on7 All-Tournament Team
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – With over 100 teams competing at the Pylon 7on7 National Championship, the title didn't come easy. With close to 2,000 prospects in ... «southcarolina.247sports.com, Mar 15»
4
Vegas Pylon first impressions
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – We thought the Pylon 7on7 West Regional would be a collection of elite arms. During Saturday's pool play, we were right. Not only did the ... «southcarolina.247sports.com, Feb 15»
5
Villagers revolt over planned line of pylons which will stretch from …
Energy giant National Grid has unveiled its final plans for a towering network of pylons running from Canterbury to Richborough near Sandwich. The company ... «Kent Online, Feb 15»
6
ESPN's pylon cam to bring experimental new look
“But we don't have enough control of when the signals are clear at this point to guarantee that every time something happens around the pylon we will have a ... «USA TODAY, Jan 15»
7
First T-pylons to be made in UK
The T-pylons, which were designed by Copenhagen-based engineering design practice Bystrup, consist of a single pole and T shaped cross arms holding the ... «The Engineer, Aug 14»
8
Man who died after falling from pylon near Carlisle named
A worker who died after falling from an electricity pylon near Carlisle has been named. He was Vincent John Richards, 49, of Bloxwich, near Walsall, in the West ... «News & Star, Jul 14»
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Walsall man dies after falling 22ft from Cumbria pylon
A 49-year-old man has died after falling from a pylon in Cumbria. The man, from Walsall, was carrying out maintenance work on a pylon on Orton Road, Great ... «BBC News, Jul 14»
10
Indianapolis Motor Speedway replaces iconic scoring pylon
Just ahead of the upcoming NASCAR weekend, Indianapolis Motor Speedway is upgrading the frontstretch scoring pylon. On Monday, track officials used a ... «FOXSports.com, Jun 14»

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