Translation of lantern in Spanish:

lantern

Pronunciation: /ˈlæntərn; ˈlæntən/

n

  • 1 (lamp) farol (m)
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    • Over a three-day period, candles, oil lamps, paper lanterns, and electric bulbs are lit to show how angels lit Buddha's return from heaven.
    • Maxine flicked on the electric lantern she was carrying, filling the corridor with a crisp, bluish light that was strange after the faint orange illumination of the torches.
    • Our hosts provided us each with a candle-lit paper lantern to carry.
  • 2 [Archit] linterna (f)
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    • The hexagonal belfry contains six louvers with pointed arches and is crowned by an octagonal lantern and a copper dome.
    • Daylight is admitted by a lantern and bounced off a textile covered funnel-shaped reflector built off the column.
    • On top of each pyramid is a lantern that both brings light to the central stair of the pavilion and acts as a climate control mechanism.

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