Translation of gaslight in Spanish:

gaslight

Pronunciation: /ˈgæslaɪt/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (light fitting) lámpara (feminine) de gas
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    • Street gaslights add their glow to the swimming moonshine and are reflected in the siren's diamond coronet and huge dark eyes that know the secrets of the deep.
    • As paved roads, the telegraph, telephone lines, gaslights, and electric lines caused the city to change, so did the CPD.
    • In 1878, he established Edison Electric Light Company and announced plans to invent safe electric lights to take the place of Shanghai's dangerous gaslights.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (illumination) luz (feminine) de gas to read by gaslight leer* a la luz de una lámpara de gas
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    • The same decade saw the foundation of the South Kensington Museum, endowed with an exemplary collection for craftsmen to learn from, and soon lit by gaslight in order to encourage working people to visit the collections in the evening.
    • ‘Van Gogh mentioned in his letters that his paintings looked different in daylight and gaslight,’ said Bluhm.
    • The first public gas company in the world was set up in London in 1812, and Westminster Bridge was the first public thoroughfare to be illuminated by gaslight.

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In Argentina, morning newspapers of long standing and of national importance are: La Prensa, La Nación (www.lanacion.com.ar), the country's oldest, The Buenos Aires Herald (www.buenosairesherald.com), The Standard, the oldest English-language newspaper, and Clarín (www.clarín.com), a morning daily. La Razón and La Crónica come out in the evening.