Definition of minitower in English:


Pronunciation /ˈminēˌtouər/ /ˈmɪniˌtaʊər/


  • A small vertical case for a computer, or a computer mounted in such a case.

    ‘the desk has a compartment for a minitower’
    • ‘the minitower case is sturdy’
    • ‘The GX280 is available in three sizes, such as a smaller-than-usual minitower or desktop design, or the small form factor chassis used by the SX280.’
    • ‘I'm not a big fan of having the ‘long’ lug-side of the socket along the top edge of the motherboard as it can make attaching a cooler tricky in a minitower case.’
    • ‘This small black box from Proware does not stand out at first glance - it just resembles a minitower PC.’
    • ‘The cables on this one are probably too long for a minitower case like this, so expect a bit of a tangle unless you cable-tie them out of the way.’
    • ‘The Deskpro EX models will start at $699, available in either a desktop or minitower chassis.’