What does the word towering mean?

Usage examples for towering

  1. A forest tree wreathed with golden allamandas, when seen for the first time, is a new and never- to- be- forgotten revelation of beauty, forming a towering mass of bloom. – The Pearl of India by Maturin M. Ballou
  2. He worked himself up into a towering rage. – The Boy With the U. S. Foresters by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  3. I am not warmed by the idea of a marble image standing with outstretched arm in the Abbey or sitting on a horse for ever in the streets, wet or fine, or perched up on a towering column to be a convenience to vagrant birds. – Leaves in the Wind by A. G. Gardiner