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Definition of pylon noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pylon

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpaɪlən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpaɪlən//
 
, also NAmE//ˈpaɪlɑːn//
 
The power industry
 
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a tall metal structure that is used for carrying electricity wires high above the ground See related entries: The power industry Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from Greek pulōn, from pulē ‘gate’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pylon