Translation of inferno in Spanish:

inferno

Pronunciation /ɪnˈfəːnəʊ//ɪnˈfərnoʊ/

noun

  • 1

    (fire)
    the building was a blazing inferno el edificio estaba totalmente envuelto en llamas / ardía como una hoguera
    • And so we poured gas down every cavernous hole we found, and then exploded them with torches, setting the caves on fire like raw infernos.
    • The worst inferno during that spate swept into the national capital of Canberra, where it razed 500 homes and killed four people.
    • Dozens of local residents rang the fire brigade as the inferno ripped through the offices and warehouse area.
    • Crews fought the flames for 15 minutes before getting the inferno under control but had to remain at the scene for 90 minutes.
    • When she glanced down at the hole, the whole bottom floor was a burning inferno, and the flames were jumping up.
    • A huge inferno swept through the scene and raged for several days.
    • Officers spent nearly three hours battling with the inferno before they could bring the fire under control.
    • These fires were not catastrophic infernos but rather a life-giving natural event for the forest.
    • Within approximately 15 minutes, firefighters managed to control the inferno.
    • More than 60 fire fighters tackled an inferno at a former tannery in Otley last night.
    • It's an explosive mix that has turned normal fires into ferocious infernos.
    • It took four hours for 17 firefighters and officers to control the inferno and carry out salvage work on the 15 by eight metre room.
    • The sound of helicopters and sirens could be heard as the emergency services turned out to bring what was a raging inferno under control.
    • Firefighters fought for over an hour to control the inferno in the city's center.
    • What was once a calm working environment had become a burning inferno in just one burst of flame.
    • By this time the fire had become an inferno and tyres were exploding around them.
    • The cool, moist ocean breezes replaced the hotter and drier Santa Ana wind that had whipped fires into raging infernos at the weekend.
    • A police helicopter also circled the site, sending images of the inferno down to fire crews to help them tackle the blaze.
    • We certainly didn't want to turn a fire into an inferno, but we were sitting in a burning jet.
    • Breathing apparatus, three jets, foam and two ground monitors were used to get the inferno under control.
  • 2literary

    (hell)
    averno masculine literary
    infierno masculine
    • This guy appeared among the enchanters in the eighth circle of Hell in Dante's Inferno, so he must have been almighty.
    • It's hell, the real thing, the genuine Inferno.
    • Dante put him in the 9th Circle of Hell in The Inferno because he was the first one to put his own face on the money he produced.
    • That would be like asking Dante to traverse his Inferno again.
    • As we have already seen, Dante's guide through Inferno or Hell, was the Roman poet and pagan, Virgil.