Translation of tower in Spanish:

tower

Pronunciation: /taʊr; ˈtaʊə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 torre (f) church o bell tower campanario (m) the Tower of Babel la Torre de Babel radio/television tower torre de radio/televisión to be a tower of strength ser* un gran apoyo 1.2 [Comput] torre (f)
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    • Police searched his house on March 4 this year and a computer tower and storage media were found containing 95 images in total.
    • Her CD collection was arranged alphabetically in a tall CD tower, and she always kept her favorite ones of the moment on the top.
    • The tall grain tower was hardly anywhere near civilization.

Phrasal verbs

tower above

tower over v + prep + o
1.1 (be taller than) [building] ser* mucho más alto que, descollar* sobre she towers above her parents es mucho más alta que sus padres 1.2 (greatly exceed) estar* muy por encima de, descollar* sobre

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