tower

tower(
tau
-
uhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (building)
a. la torre
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Archers shot arrows from the towers of the castle.Los arqueros disparaban flechas desde las torres del castillo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to be above)
a. elevarse
The building we were looking for towered over us.El edificio que andábamos buscando se elevaba sobre nosotros.
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tower
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la torre
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (fig)
a.
she's a tower of strengthes un apoyo sólido como una roca
tower blocktorre f, bloque alto
3. (computers)
a.
tower systemtorre f
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (general)
a.
to tower above or over somethingelevarse por encima de algo
to tower above or over somebodyverse mucho más alto que alguien
tower [ˈtaʊəʳ]
noun
1 [of castle] torre (f)
the Tower of London la Torre de Londres; a tower of strength una gran ayuda
2 (also bell tower) campanario (m)
intransitive verb
elevarse
it towers to over 300 metres se eleva a más de 300 metros; to tower above or over sth dominar algo; to tower above or over sb destacar or descollar sobre algn; he towers above or over his contemporaries destaca or descuella claramente entre sus coetáneos
modifier
tower block (n) (Britain) bloque (m) de pisos; torre (f) de pisos
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