nombre femenino/feminine noun
- 1 1.1 [Televisión/Television] screen; [Informática/Computing] monitor pantalla de radar radar screen aparecer en pantalla to appear on screen hacer pantalla (Colombia) [familiar/colloquial] to show off [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 [Cine/Cinema] screen pantalla de proyección projection screen llevar la novela a la pantalla to do a screen adaptation of the novel, to make a film of the novel pequeño1
- 2 2.1 (de una lámpara) shade 2.2 (de la chimenea) fireguard 2.3 (cobertura) front la tienda hace de pantalla para sus negocios ilegales the store serves as a front for his illegal activities
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.