Share this entry

minitower Syllabification: min·i·tow·er
Pronunciation: /ˈminēˌtouər/

Definition of minitower in English:


A small vertical case for a computer, or a computer mounted in such a case: the desk has a compartment for a minitower [as modifier]: the minitower case is sturdy
More example sentences
  • The GX280 is available in three sizes, such as a smaller-than-usual minitower or desktop design, or the small form factor chassis used by the SX280.
  • I'm not a big fan of having the ‘long’ lug-side of the socket along the top edge of the motherboard as it can make attaching a cooler tricky in a minitower case.
  • This small black box from Proware does not stand out at first glance - it just resembles a minitower PC.

Definition of minitower in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day innocuous
Pronunciation: iˈnäkyo͞oəs
not harmful or offensive