- [C]柱,支柱 a tall upright round post used as a support for a roof
- [C]台柱,栋梁 an important member and active support
a fundamental principle or practice;
"science eroded the pillars of superstition"
anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower;
"the test tube held a column of white powder"
"a tower of dust rose above the horizon"
"a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite"
a prominent supporter;
"he is a pillar of the community"
a vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument)
(architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure
- The robber tied him to a pillar.
- A creeper was entwined round the pillar.
- The enemy was hurried from pillar to post.
- The textile industry is a traditional pillar industry in China.
- State-owned enterprises are the pillar of the national economy.
- Fanny is a pillar of the chess club.
- He had been the pillar of the club all his life.
- He has been a pillar of the Church all his life.
- I fell asleep against a pillar.
- He was a pillar of the club for over thirty years.30
- from pillar to post
四处奔走,到处碰壁from one place or difficulty to another
- plane a pillar 刨削柱子
I saw, issuing from a squat chimney..a pillar of black smoke.出自： Jan Morris