Translation of illumination in Spanish:

illumination

iluminación, n.

Pronunciation /ɪˌluməˈneɪʃ(ə)n//ɪˌl(j)uːmɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(lighting)

      iluminación feminine
      • I rarely venture into the fridge before work, and when I get home, the kitchen light provides ample illumination.
      • The lighting that is currently in place is extremely poor, with only six lights providing dim illumination inside the subway.
      • In the end, the driver crawled along until he could get into a lay-by using only his indicator light for illumination, and used his own mobile to call the police.
      • The use of blue light in this experiment is important because white light illumination caused significant heating artifacts.
      • They crawled down the crawlway; the inside cold and dark; only a few dim lights providing illumination.
      • Last night, creeping along in the dark, with no illumination but the lights of the vehicles, I could see little.
      • The most amazing thing about it is that you get about 12 times the battery life of a light putting out comparable illumination.
      • The basement was dank and dark with no windows and only a few strategically placed fluorescent lights for illumination.
      • This list includes the brushed metal-look instrument panel trim, ambient foot lights, and welcome illumination.
      • Above our table were small, hanging lights whose subtle illumination was overpowered by the streetlights, a reminder of the restaurant's location.
      • She performed on a bare stage with minimal props; only fairly late in her career did she employ lighting effects beyond mere illumination.
      • General or background lighting provides an overall level of illumination when natural light levels are low.
      • This crosswalk provides for push button activated flashing yellow hazard lights and illumination of the crosswalk area.
      • Where access is not too long and difficult, battery packs like those used for video lights can provide excellent illumination.
      • The headlamps' illumination was the first light this pitch-black place had known in decades, possibly centuries.
      • It comes equipped with transmitted and reflected light illumination.
      • Soft lighting provides much better illumination - witness how much darker a road is when full of cars with headlights switched on compared with a road with just amber street lights.
      • It meant going miles out, in heavy swells; it meant shooting in the pre-dawn gloom with only harbour lights for illumination.
      • An entire show had been cancelled and the theatre hall spruced up with translucent blue illumination and coloured-halogen lights that danced to the music on smoke screens.
      • A third of the light generated by street illumination goes straight upwards, which is a terrible waste and of no benefit to anybody.

    • 1.2illuminations pluralBritish (decorative lighting)

      luces feminine
      • Street lamps, spotlights, illuminations, adverts, security lighting and three million houses, all contribute to the most severe light pollution in the UK, beaming light upwards where it isn't needed.
      • I said imagining her putting on her best frock and heading for the bright lights that is Blackpool illuminations.
      • Still, the serial light illuminations that made the nights more cheerful during the past few days told their own story.
      • From ice lanterns, people evolved ever more elaborate ice sculpture decorated with colourful illuminations.
      • Now the illuminations were lights put onto the buildings, and they actually detail it, it's a changeover in the technology again.
      • Behind her, there was another torch lit and another, until the great room itself was filled with lights and illuminations to bewilder even the lavished of all Romans.
      • The inside had millions of illuminations allowing light into the station.
      • How about a dinner party for 14 at the giant oval dining table, lit by four vast pendant lights, further illuminations kindly provided by the Square Mile?

  • 2

    Art
    iluminación feminine
    miniado masculine
    • The portrait miniature seems to be a development of two older traditions: the medieval illumination of manuscripts and the Renaissance portrait medal, which was itself a revival of a classical form.
    • The ancient art of book illumination was still the prevailing form of painting in France at the beginning of the 15th century.
    • During the twelfth century the sculptural decoration, manuscript illumination, stone towers on churches and stained glass were all successively proscribed.
    • It is an emphasis and a faith apparent in the manuscript illumination and the great crucifixes of the Ottonian period and expressed in the liturgy of the church.
    • France had maintained a longstanding tradition of floral decoration in art and manuscript illumination since the Middle Ages.
  • 3

    (elucidation)
    esclarecimiento masculine
    • Even in the war itself, in its inherent character, we have the illumination of a great social principle which has a vital bearing on our theology of sin.
    • The data collection and analysis are subsequently geared to the illumination or resolution of the research issue or problem that has been identified at the outset.
    • Moreover, her reading does allow for the illumination of crucial aspects of Smithson's practice that might otherwise have gone undetected.
    • If the artist bends his or her will, at whatever cost, to the illumination of difficult moral, social and psychological problems, this must sooner or later find a deep response in the population.