observation tower observation tower

Definition(s):

  • (n) a structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings

Usage(s):

  1. One hit an observation tower, showering shrapnel onto nearby homes.
  2. I had always had trouble differentiating between incoming and outgoing fire when I watched fighting from the comfortable confines of the sandbagged observation tower at Restrepo.
  3. When the service insisted on closing a tourist observation tower atop Cemetery Ridge on the Gettysburg Battlefield whenever he is at the farm, he made no objection.

News

  1. Coney Island park to reopen after tower examined

    NEW YORK (AP) — Coney Island's famous Cyclone and Wonder Wheel were closed Wednesday, the day before one of the amusement park's busiest days, while engineers inspected a 275-foot-tall observation tower that swayed in the wind.
    on July 4, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Parts of Coney Island park reopen as tower is eyed

    NEW YORK (AP) — Part of Coney Island's amusement park has reopened while workers examine the condition of a 275-foot-tall observation tower that was swaying.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Coney Island park closed while tower is examined

    NEW YORK (AP) — Coney Island's famous Cyclone and the Wonder Wheel and Luna Park were closed Wednesday while engineers inspected a 275-foot-tall observation tower that was reported to be swaying.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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