noun. ['ˈpɪlɝ'] a fundamental principle or practice.
- pillar of Islam
Words that Rhyme with Pillar
Example sentences of the word pillar
1. Noun, singular or mass
Loop your band around a sturdy pillar such as a heavy table leg.
Glue twigs around large pillar candles that will stand in the center of the tables.
Quotes containing the word pillar
1. Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man.
- Pliny the Elder
2. Corporations, consumers, and citizens must begin acting in concert to create a powerful third pillar of social transformation if we hope to meet the social challenges we currently face with equal force. This begins with corporations that choose to alter how they practice capitalism in two ways to serve the greater good.
- Simon Mainwaring
3. Beneath the violet pillar, in the vacuum before the roar of the cloud, there came a soft sound that might have been heard by those who listened closely: the gentle sigh of an idea unbound.
- Lydia Millet, Oh Pure and Radiant Heart
adjective. shaped like a cylindrical pillar.
noun. ['ˈpɪlɝ'] a vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument).
- totem pole
noun. ['ˈpɪlɝ'] (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure.
- support column
noun. ['ˈpɪlɝ'] a prominent supporter.
noun. ['ˈpɪlɝ'] anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower.