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



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 Originmid 19th cent.: from Greek pulōn, from pulē ‘gate’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pylon