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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (building)palazzo nm
  grattacielo nm
 They are building a new office tower downtown.
 Stanno costruendo un nuovo palazzo di uffici in centro.
tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (broadcast)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. (fortress) (fortezza)torre nf
  (fortezza)torrione nm
 This tower is where the 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.
 
Additional Translations
tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (control)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 un attimo prima dell'incidente.
tower viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be above)dominare, svettare, troneggiare vi
  elevarsi, innalzarsi, ergersi v rif
 He's very tall and towers above everyone else.
 È molto alto e troneggia su tutti.
tower viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (surpass) (figurato)svettare vi
  prevalere, predominare vi
 Through his military genius, Napoleon towered above his contemporaries.
 Grazie al suo genio militare, Napoleone svettava su tutti.
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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. (structure housing a bell)campanile nm
  (architettura)torre campanaria nf
 There were bats living in the church bell tower.
 Nel campanile della chiesa avevano fatto il nido dei pipistrelli.
  La torre campanaria è del XVI secolo.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
church tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bell tower)campanile nm
  torre campanaria nf
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 nf
 Before the airplanes collided, the control tower alerted them that they were too close.
 Prima che gli aerei si scontrassero la torre di controllo li aveva avvisati che erano troppo vicini.
Eiffel Tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (landmark in Paris)Torre Eiffel nf
 The Eiffel Tower is a globally recognized icon of Paris.
 La Torre Eiffel è un simbolo di Parigi riconosciuto in tutto il mondo.
guard tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tall structure for keeping watch)torre di guardia nf
 The prison was surrounded by guard towers, each of which held an armed guard round the clock.
 La prigione era circondata da torri di guardia, ciascuna delle quali con una guardia armata giorno e notte.
ivory tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (unreal place)torre d'avorio nf
 You've been living in your ivory tower too long – come and join the real world!
 Hai vissuto nella tua torre d'avorio per troppo tempo, vieni a far parte del mondo reale!
ivory tower adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (characteristic of academics) (condizione degli accademici)torre d'avorio nf
 His ivory tower ideas are at odds with what's happening in the real world.
 Le sue idee da torre d'avorio sono in contrasto con quanto succede nel mondo reale.
lattice tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pylon or similarly-shaped structure)traliccio nm
leaning tower torre pendente
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 nm
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.
(bell tower in Italy)Torre di Pisa nf
 The Leaning Tower of Pisa attracts many tourists every year.
 La Torre pendente di Pisa attrae milioni di turisti ogni anno.
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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