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  • As the three men watched, the transporter floor and ceiling lit up, and a human materialized, along with a bulky metallic tower-like device covered in metal and crystalline tubing.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • Here in the New Sydney badlands, ravines, canyons, and the tower-like formations colorfully known as “hoodoos” were everywhere.

    Starcraft II: Devils’ Due

  • Rodia's surprisingly small, triangular site contains the footprint of his modest house since burned down and 17 tower-like structures including an outdoor oven and the font where Rodia performed baptisms and weddings, though he had no religious status or affiliation.

    Watts Towers: LA's weird masterpiece

  • An 80-foot-high, tower-like house designed by Mr. Blackwell in Fayetteville has earned the nicknames "trailer on a stick" and "air-conditioned deer stand."

    Top Architects Go Local

  • The Hokies also film from a more stable, 50-foot tower-like structure that has passed inspections and isn't susceptible to heavy winds.

    Virginia Tech changes tower policy in light of Notre Dame tragedy

  • Bangs also became all the rage and women would spend hours teasing, hairspraying and using a blow dryer to build tower-like "party bangs." it almost seemed like a competition among women of the time to see whose bags could be the tallest.

    bethany9 Diary Entry

  • Indeed, our excavations uncovered side walls of two tower-like structures.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - N-S Colonnaded Street Report 4

  • First, we wish to excavate the eastern and smallest of the two tower-like structures, to gain evidence of their construction and to allow us to verify their defensive character.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - The North-South Colonnaded Street Report 1

  • Some 90m to the south of the Lower Agora, the Colonnaded Street was flanked by two tower-like structures and a blockage wall on top of the Street, that belong to the later sixth or more likely, early seventh century.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - The North-South Colonnaded Street Report 1

  • Already she could see the yellow and reddish, tower-like upper story of Jamiltepec, and the rich, deep fall of magenta bougainvillea, from the high wall, with the pale spraying of plumbago flowers, and many loose creamy-coloured roses.

    The Plumed Serpent

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