masculine noun
1. (exterior construction) 
a. roof 
El techo no va con el diseño de la casa.The roof doesn't go with the design of the house.
2. (interior construction) 
a. ceiling 
Pinta el techo de blanco.Paint the ceiling white.
3. (figurative) 
a. limit 
¡Ya no más! ¡Ya toqué techo!No more! I've reached my limit!
4. (figurative) (Latin America) 
a. house 
Él no tiene un techo a su nombre.He doesn't have a house to his name.
1. (tejado) 
a. roof 
2. (dentro de casa) 
a. ceiling 
bajo techounder cover
dormir bajo techoto sleep with a roof over one's head o indoors
3. (fig) 
quedarse sin techoto become homeless
los sin techothe homeless
techo solarsun roof
4. (límite) 
a. ceiling 
tocar techoto level off and start to drop
la crisis ha tocado techothe worst of the recession is behind us
1 (interior) ceiling; (exterior) (Automóviles) roof
el techo de mi cuarto está pintado de blanco the ceiling in my room is painted white; los techos de las casas son de pizarra the houses have slate roofs; bajo techo indoors; tenis bajo techo indoor tennis; bajo el mismo techo under the same roof; un sin techo a homeless person; los sin techo the homeless
techo corredizo techo solar (Automóviles) sunroof
2 (límite, tope) ceiling; limit; (Economía) ceiling
ha tocado techo it has reached its upper limit; it has peaked
techo de cristal glass ceiling
3 (Aeronáutica) ceiling
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sin techo
homeless, homeless person
bajo techo
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