Translation of towering in Spanish:

towering

altísimo, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈtaʊ(ə)rɪŋ//ˈtaʊərɪŋ/

adjective

  • 1

    (tree/building) altísimo
    (mountain) elevado
    (mountain) imponente
    • The window screen was completely enveloped with the dull metal landscape of a huge city of towering buildings, no doubt Capital City.
    • While, as towering buildings, churches even today have an intrinsic power, this exists because of their architecture rather than in the meaning they might convey to us.
    • Its plaza principal is a huge site surrounded by towering structures.
    • It is broad daylight, and the Professor is peering through rain-soaked windows at towering black canyons so tall they blot out the sky.
    • The trees were tall and towering though there was a stump in the middle where a tree had been felled.
    • It was now extremely dark as the towering, derelict offices clouded away the sky.
    • Although it lies surrounded by an imposing circle of towering mountains, Leh was an important place on the silk route to Yarkhand in China.
    • He was surrounded by tall skyscrapers, their towering heights lost in the inky blackness of a night sky.
    • I gave them each a glare and turned my attention towards the tall, towering doors that would soon open to reveal my parents.
    • In a taxi in Mumbai, she sat quietly on the back seat awestruck by the towering buildings almost touching the sky on either side of the road.
    • Peeking out from around the building, he saw before him the towering Keep, surrounded by the inner walls.
    • The enormous skyscrapers and attendant monorails were supplanted by palaces and town houses circumscribed by high walls, towering railings and tall trees.
    • For ever since I saw that birthday cake - towering and tall - I have never been able to replicate its height.
    • At a towering two metres tall, her portrait dominates one of the principal rooms of the National Gallery of Scotland with an imperial presence.
    • Atop the mountain, more towering buildings reach up into a polluted blue sky.
    • It wasn't the normal, dark, towering building, but a tall, skinny, grayish color that looked like it had rotted from the inside.
    • The South mill complex, with its towering 225 ft tall chimney, is empty and has fallen derelict while one grandiose scheme after another hit the dust.
    • The castle was a pure sandstone building with enormous towering pillars and high arches and courtyards.
    • A stunned gaze caught sight of that old wreck of a home, seeing the outline of the tall and towering buildings just at the western horizon.
    • As if to literalize the longing of the title, a breathtakingly extended axle-like element joins a towering wheel to a tall woven hive shape.
  • 2

    (anger/rage) muy grande
    (anger/rage) muy intenso
    • It positively thunders from the speakers, rising to a towering, epic crescendo of hissing guitar and soaring choruses.
    • In that film, a towering epic of stupidity, the astronauts confront a bunch of super-lame CGI aliens who hold hands and cry.
  • 3

    (genius/achievement) destacado
    (achievement/genius) sobresaliente
    • For Brown, the goal was merely the most expressive part of a towering performance of assurance and influence.
    • To celebrate our towering achievement, here's a photographic tableau of the PDMG as it looked last Sunday, and very early on Monday morning.
    • The album itself doesn't register as a towering artistic achievement, just a reasonably good set of pop songs.
    • Tracks from a raft of towering, beautifully-crafted LPs bounced majestically off that famous low Fibbers ceiling.
    • Einstein is still a towering figure, Freud a very influential one, Marx has fallen on hard times.
    • We devote four articles to this subject of towering importance.
    • The world's largest economy has always been a towering influence over the direction of world stock markets.
    • McGrath is a towering intellect and one of the leading theologians in modern evangelicalism.
    • Instead we should view promises, and other people's rights, as of such towering importance that they are basically invulnerable to the calculus of social interests.
    • No, today is a day to celebrate the towering human spirit that exists in this one woman.
    • The 2003 festival is no exception, offering a towering series of art exhibitions and workshops.
    • Two very different comedians, two towering influences the impish Carson and the caustic Pryor, passed away in 2005.
    • But given the towering importance of this issue and how it affects millions of workers directly, the turnout was scandalously small.
    • The second film in the trilogy is a towering achievement which actually surpasses the original in terms of spectacle, scale and emotion.
    • Who transformed you from a lame-duck President appointed by the Supreme Court into a towering wartime leader?
    • An old upright Yankee patrician, a very gentle man in the office of secretary of war, one Henry Stimson, told the president of his good fortune in having for the job a soldier of such towering eminence.
    • Willie Ryan in the Portarlington back-line was a towering influence and had a great game.
    • Nanda Devi is the patron Goddess of Gharwal and Kumaon and has been a towering influence on the culture of these twin mountain regions.
    • Legendary rock guitarist Gary Moore returns from a bout of the blues to his roots and, like the title of the album, he bares his soul and his towering talents with something a few riffs short of a musical masterpiece.
    • Short has underlined his importance to the squad with several towering performances since returning from a knee injury.