Tower in a sentence as a noun

A small cumulus tower went up next to me, but didn't look like much.

It just seems so ivory tower to me sometimes.

It's a cell phone carrier's dream; one tower can potentially reach nearly a million people.

It's the tallest tower there is, but the downward drop is inevitable.

It's a tower of power that's built on sands that shift so fast it makes the stock market look like a simple linear function.

He resisted the ivory tower most other writers with his level of film knowledge would climb.

Tower in a sentence as a verb

We went up in an observation tower overlooking the preserve and watched A-10s do strafing practice.

Wow, you think, these assholes mathematicians are really trying to keep their knowledge in an ivory tower of obscurity.

There's also some other crazy markets; an engineer I worked with in television installed a bunch of early 4K monitors, the ~$20k ones, in an air traffic control tower.

I'm guessing it wouldn't take much for them to correlate those visitors to IP addresses, cookies, device IDs and cell tower signals to pinpoint people in real time too?Knock knockWho is it?It's the police.

A musician/artist having an intellectual idea that isn't completely terrible -- like a quaint little animal trying to imitate us true intellectuals up here in our high tower of superiority.

Tower definitions


a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building


anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower; "the test tube held a column of white powder"; "a tower of dust rose above the horizon"; "a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite"

See also: column pillar


a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships

See also: tugboat towboat


appear very large or occupy a commanding position; "The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain"; "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall"

See also: loom predominate hulk