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See definition of pylon on Dictionary.com
  • as incolumn
  • as ingateway
  • as inobelisk

synonyms for pylon

  • monument
  • brace
  • buttress
  • caryatid
  • colonnade
  • cylinder
  • mast
  • minaret
  • monolith
  • obelisk
  • pedestal
  • peristyle
  • pier
  • pilaster
  • post
  • prop
  • shaft
  • standard
  • stay
  • stele
  • support
  • totem
  • tower
  • upright
  • underpinning
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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How to use pylon in a sentence

He caught another five-yarder that he carted inside the right pylon after a presnap bit of candy during which he motioned right, then motioned left behind the offensive line, then motioned back right to catch the quick pass.
THE ALABAMA FOOTBALL DYNASTY COLLECTS ANOTHER TITLE WITH A 52-24 ROUT OF OHIO STATECHUCK CULPEPPER, DES BIELERJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Boone went wide to the left, reached toward the goal line and touched the football to the pylon before falling out of bounds and losing possession of the ball.
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The gigantic pylon, its shoulders breaking the sky four-square far overhead, seemed the prodigious portal of another world.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The largest still existing is the outer pylon of the great temple of Karnak.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
This moulding bounds all the flat surfaces of the pylon, which are, moreover, covered with bas-reliefs and paintings.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
From the base of the pylon spring those vertical masts from whose summits many coloured streamers flutter in the sun.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
Obelisks and colossal statues seem to have been peculiarly necessary outside the first, or outer, pylon of a temple.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
After the second pylon comes the hypostyle hall, the wonder of Karnak, and the largest room constructed by the Egyptians (F).
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
At the further end of this court and directly facing the back of the pylon, was a colossal statue of Rameses.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
Upon two of its sides only, those which are at right angles to the face of the pylon, the first quadrangle has colonnades.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
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WORDS RELATED TO PYLON

  • brace
  • buttress
  • caryatid
  • colonnade
  • cylinder
  • mast
  • minaret
  • monolith
  • monument
  • obelisk
  • pedestal
  • peristyle
  • pier
  • pilaster
  • post
  • prop
  • pylon
  • shaft
  • standard
  • stay
  • stele
  • support
  • totem
  • tower
  • underpinning
  • upright
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.