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tow er

  • n  a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building
  • n  anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower
    a tower of dust rose above the horizon
  • n  a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
  • v  appear very large or occupy a commanding position

  • Pisa's famous tower has been heading south for more than 800 years.
  • And 2) the towers did not collapse from the impact of two Boeing 767s and the ensuing fires.
  • The Trade Center towers fell because intense fires eventually melted their interior steel.
News & Articles

  • Tower Hamlet's Firefighters and Residents March to City Hall
    Firefighters and residents from the borough of Tower Hamlets will be marching through London this afternoon in protest at deep cuts to the London Fire Brigade, which, says the Fire Brigades Union , will ...
    June 14, 2013 - Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance
  • Water tower vandalism could cost taxpayers $10,000 to repair
    FRANKLIN PARK — Vandalism on a water tower in Franklin Park could cost village taxpayers at least $10,000. Thirty to 45 days ago someone carved his name — his first and last names — on the roof of the water tower at 9501 Belmont Avenue. The carving was discovered last week during yearly maintenance. Fencing topped with razor wire surrounds the water tower. To get the through the locked fence ...
    June 14, 2013 - Franklin Park Herald-Journal
  • American Tower Corporation Announces Intention to Enter into New Credit Facility
    American Tower Corporation announced that it intends to seek to raise approximately $1.0 billion in a new unsecured revolving credit facility with a five-year maturity,
    June 13, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
Quotes

  • Robert Gates in AFP
    The mission was coordinated with FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) liaisons, Systems Operations Security team members, and traffic managers; New York air traffic control representatives; and Newark and LaGuardia tower supervisors,Gates...
  • Pat Robertson in The Ledger
    Jerry has been a tower of strength on many of the moral issues which have confronted our nation,Robertson said in a statement. "Jerry's courage and strength of convictions will be sadly missed."
  • George Pataki in FOX News
    Today the steel rises, the Freedom Tower rises from the ashes of Sept. 11, and the people of New York and the people of American can be proud,said Gov. George Pataki.

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