minitower

noun

mini·​tow·​er ˈmi-nē-ˌtau̇(-ə)r How to pronounce minitower (audio)
: a midsize personal computer case that usually stands upright

Examples of minitower in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As winds blew and rain pelted, the team raised minitowers decked with instruments designed to measure ground-level gusts and turbulence. Ashley Yeager, Washington Post, 16 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1987, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of minitower was in 1987

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“Minitower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/minitower. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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