Pylon may refer to:

Structures and boundaries

  • Pylon (architecture), the gateway to the inner part of an Ancient Egyptian temple or Christian cathedral
  • Pylon, a support tower structure for suspension bridges or highways
  • Pylon, an orange marker designating a corner of an American football end zone
  • Aircraft pylon, an external mount for equipment such as engines and weapons
  • Electricity pylon, a steel lattice tower used to support an overhead power line
  • Traffic pylon, a cone-shaped marker that is placed on roads or footpaths to temporarily redirect traffic

Arts, entertainment, and media

Other uses

  • Pylon turn, a flight maneuver in which an aircraft banks into a circular turn around a fixed spot on the ground
  • Pylons project, a set of open source web application frameworks written in Python

See also

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