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water tower in Buildings topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwater towerˈwater ˌtower noun [countable]  TBBTECa tall building supporting a large container of water that supplies the buildings near it
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water towerA simple life, no one to worry about except yourself. --- Till you go and climb a water tower.In 1876 he built a high water tower, topped for a time with a telescope.The most distinctive land-mark in the parish is the Rimswell water tower, built in 1916 to serve South Holderness with water.Since time immemorial, boys have climbed the water tower.Even the water tower in Addison, a northern suburb, is bathed in blue light.Over the deserted houses, the water tower loomed.