towerlike

towerlike

(ˈtaʊəˌlaɪk)
adj
like a tower
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We visited the principal church, also--a curious old structure, with a towerlike spire adorned with all sorts of grotesque images.
The towerlike structure along the fence (center) is a wooden stand which allows hunters to shoot deer from high up.
Semi circular windows create a towerlike effect, the rounded nooks it encloses accessed through archways in the ground -throughout the house, linking hallways A large reception area creates a pleas-house, which is called The Leasowes.
Many of the works at Shugoarts functioned more as vehicles for perceptual experience than as autonomous objects: Model of Something, 2010, a sculpture featuring acrylic boxes of decreasing size, each nested within another and bearing colorful marker stripes, created shifting optical effects for spectators as they walked around the piece; Day Tripper, 2010, a towerlike object consisting of cutouts of photographed images of dripping oil paint, embodied a paradoxical interplay of flatness and three-dimensionality, real and represented.
cygnea is reminiscent of the towerlike mode of growth in gastropods, inferring a possible similar mechanism for both classes.
Mesas are smaller, steeper-sided versions of plateaus; buttes are even smaller, towerlike versions.
In a fully appropriate but unusual instance of product placement in an animated film, all are saved thanks to a Michelin-brand inner tube from a tractor tire, on which the towerlike structure floats.
Besides, if the center cannot hold, or hasn't been holding, maybe that says something about the center, or the impossibility of its being both towerlike (offering commanding perspectives and also something to look up to) and rooted (offering communion with the taproots and the tendrils working in the dark).
Where now many satellites serve us in Clarke orbits, a thousand years in the future Clarke sees most of humanity living in a giant geostationary ring, hanging 35,900 km above the Earth and linked with three gigantic towerlike space elevators.
I am not at all certain of the precise meaning for each woodcut, but collectively they seem to represent an interplay of substance and shadow, of mind and body, a kind of progression from a distant vague slope through a majestic, towerlike mountain to the heights, the divine far above the fray.
The towerlike structure is reminiscent of water towers on old California ranches, but it's actually a high-tech home office.
With its open girders; rounded geometric shapes; mysterious, power-driven machines; and towerlike protrusions, Tomorrowland has taken on a somewhat confusing, hybrid Art Nouveau/high-tech appearance.