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pillar

US [ˈpɪlər]
UK [ˈpɪlə(r)]
  • n.支柱;(尤指兼作装饰的)柱子;纪念柱;柱状物
  • v.用柱子装饰[支持];成为…的栋梁
  • Web石柱;台柱;车柱
Plural Form:pillars  
pillar
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n.
1.
(尤指兼作装饰的)柱子,桥墩a large round stone, metal or wooden post that is used to support a bridge, the roof of a building, etc., especially when it is also decorative
2.
纪念柱a large round stone, metal or wooden post that is built to remind people of a famous person or event
3.
~ of sth
柱状物a mass of sth that is shaped like a pillar
a pillar of smoke/rock
烟柱;石柱
4.
~ of sth
台柱子;主心骨;中流砥柱a strong supporter of sth; an important member of sth
a pillar of the Church
教会的骨干分子
a pillar of society
社会中坚
5.
~ of sth
富有某种素质的人;某种素质的化身a person who has a lot of a particular quality
She is a pillar of strength in a crisis.
她在危难中表现非常坚强。
6.
(组织、制度、信仰等的)核心,基础,支柱a basic part or feature of a system, organization, belief, etc.
the central pillar of this theory
这一理论的核心支柱

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