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tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (broadcast)  (diffusione)traliccio nm
 They erected a mobile phone tower next to the local school.
 Hanno costruito un traliccio della telefonia mobile vicino ad una scuola locale.
tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (building)  (edificio)palazzo, edificio, immobile nm
 They are building a new office tower downtown.
 Stanno costruendo un nuovo palazzo (or: edificio) (or: immobile) per uffici al centro.
tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fortress)  (fortezza)torre nf
   (fortezza)torrione nm
   (chiesa)campanile nm
 This tower is where king imprisoned his enemies.
 Il re imprigionava I suoi nemici in questa torre.
  Molti si nascosero nel torrione del castello per proteggersi dai nemici.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
  Sulla fiancata destra del Duomo si eleva il campanile.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
 
Additional Translations
tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (control)  (controllo)torre di controllo nf
 The tower lost contact with the pilot just before the accident.
 La torre di controllo ha perso il contatto con il pilota proprio prima dell'incidente.
tower viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be above)  (dominare)troneggiare vi
   (elevarsi)elevarsi, innalzarsi, ergersi v rif
   (montagna)svettare vi
 He's very tall and towers above everyone else.
 È molto alto e troneggia su tutti.
  La torre del castello si innalza (or: si eleva) (or: si erge) nel centro storico.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
  La montagna svetta maestosa sul Bormio proteggendolo dai venti del Nord.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
tower viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (surpass)  (figurato)svettare vi
   (sorpassare)svettare, prevalere, predominare vi
 Through his military genius, Napoleon towered above his contemporaries.
 Grazie al suo genio militare, Napoleone svettava su tutti.
  Gli attori erano tutti bravi, ma l'ottima interpretazione di Naomi Watts svetta su tutti.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
antenna tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pylon)traliccio nm
 The inexperienced young pilot flew her plane into the antenna tower.
bell tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tower in which bells are hung)campanile nm
 There were bats living in the church bell-tower.
 Il campanile della chiesa è stato ricostruito dopo la guerra.
   (architettura)torre campanaria nf
 La torre campanaria è del XVI secolo.
church tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bell tower)campanile nm
church tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (steeple)campanile nm
clock tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tall structure with built-in clock faces)torre dell'orologio
conning tower torre di comando
control tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (building from which air traffic is directed)torre di controllo
Eiffel Tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (landmark iron structure in Paris)Torre Eiffel nf
fire tower torre del fuoco
great tower torrione
guard tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tall structure for keeping watch)torre di guardia nf
ivory tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (removal from reality)torre d'avorio nf
 Such impractical idealism may serve you well in the ivory tower, but not in the real world.
 Questo idealismo teorico può esserti utile nella tua torre d'avorio, ma non nel mondo reale.
ivory tower adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (characteristic of academics)  (condizione degli accademici)torre d'avorio nf
 Those professors in their ivory towers know nothing about what it's like out here in the real world.
 Quei professori nelle loro torri d'avorio non sanno nulla di come vanno le cose qui fuori, nel mondo reale.
lattice tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pylon or similarly-shaped structure)traliccio nm
leaning tower torre pendente
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Tower of Pisa
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
informal (famous bell tower in Italy)Torre di Pisa, Torre pendente di Pisa nf
 The Leaning Tower of Pisa attracts many tourists every year.
 La Torre di Pisa è una delle principali mete turistiche in Toscana.
light tower torre del faro
observation tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lookout, observation point)torre di osservazione, torretta di osservazione nf
 The forest rangers climbed the observation tower to watch for fires.
round tower torre conica
tower block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (building: high-rise)edificio alto, palazzo alto
Tower Bridge nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (London landmark: drawbridge)  (di Londra)Tower Bridge nm
Tower of London nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (London monument: royal fortress)Torre di Londra nf
Tower of Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(leaning bell tower in Italy)Torre di Pisa, Torre pendente di Pisa nf
tower of strength sostegno, colonna, persona affidabile
tower over
dominate
troneggiare v
transmission tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tall structure for a radio aerial)torre di trasmissione
 There was no signal coming from the transmission tower during the thunderstorm.
water tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tall structure used as reservoir)torre idrica nf
 I can see the town's water tower from here.
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