masculine noun
1. roof (tejado) ; ceiling (dentro de casa)
  • bajo techo -> under cover
  • dormir bajo techo -> to sleep with a roof over one's head o indoors
  • quedarse sin techo (figurative) -> to become homeless
  • los sin techo -> the homeless
  • techo solar -> sun roof (en coche)
2. ceiling (límite)
  • tocar techo -> to level off and start to drop (inflación, precios)
  • la crisis ha tocado techo -> the worst of the recession is behind us

techo [tay’-cho]
1. Roof (exterior), ceiling (interior), the inner roof of a building. (m)
2. Dwelling-house, habitation, place of abode: native soil; cover. (Metaphorical) (m)
  • Bajo techo -> under cover
  • Ha tocado techo -> it has reached its ceiling

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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