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pillar

synonym (synonym of pillar)

  • (noun.shape)
    anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower (noun.shape)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a prominent supporter (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument) (noun.artifact)
     

hypernym (pillar IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure (noun.artifact)
    a vertical structural member as a post or stake (noun.artifact)
     
  • a fundamental principle or practice (noun.cognition)
    a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct (noun.cognition)
     
  • a prominent supporter (noun.person)
    a person who backs a politician or a team etc. (noun.person)
     
  • a vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument) (noun.artifact)
    a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts (noun.artifact)
     
  • anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower (noun.shape)
    the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance (noun.tops)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF pillar relation)

  • (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure (noun.artifact)
    a figure of a man used as a supporting column (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a supporting column carved in the shape of a person (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the central pillar of a circular staircase (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a rectangular column that usually projects about a third of its width from the wall to which it is attached (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a column that supports a heavy weight (noun.artifact)
     
  • a fundamental principle or practice (noun.cognition)
    (Islam) one of the five religious obligations accepted by all Muslims (noun.cognition)
     
  • a vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument) (noun.artifact)
    a stone pillar having a rectangular cross section tapering towards a pyramidal top (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a tribal emblem consisting of a pillar carved and painted with totemic figures; erected by Indian tribes of the northwest Pacific coast (noun.artifact)
     
  • anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower (noun.shape)
    a small column (or structure resembling a column) that is a part of a plant or animal (noun.shape)
     
  • (noun.shape)
    (geology) a column of weathered and unusually shaped rock (noun.shape)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure (noun.artifact)
    the upper part of a column that supports the entablature (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.shape)
    a slight convexity in the shaft of a column; compensates for the illusion of concavity that viewers experience when the sides are perfectly straight (noun.shape)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.artifact)
    an edifice devoted to special or exalted purposes (noun.artifact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from pillar)

domain category (pillar is domain category of ....)

  • (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure (noun.artifact)
    the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings (noun.cognition)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part holonym part meronym derivation domain category column tower mainstay upright vertical construction structure principle rule atlas telamon caryatid newel pilaster pile cap capital chapiter footstall pedestal plinth temple columnar hulk loom columniform columnlike architecture

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