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“pylon” in British English

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pylonnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpaɪ.lɒn/ us /ˈpaɪ.lɑːn/

a tall metal structure to which wires carrying electricity are fixed so that they are safely held high above the ground:

a tall tower or post that shows the path of flight for an aircraft

(Definition of “pylon” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“pylon” in American English

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pylonnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpɑɪ·lɑn/

a tall, metal structure used as a support:

power pylons

(Definition of “pylon” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)