Translation of lantern in Spanish:

lantern

farol, n.

Pronunciation /ˈlantən//ˈlæn(t)ərn/

noun

  • 1

    (lamp)
    farol masculine
    • The rescue effort fell to ‘dalesmen and doctors’ who set off at 7pm that night to navigate the punishing terrain carrying lanterns and stretchers.
    • The most interesting of the three was the lantern - it carries a curse: if its flame goes out while you pass, you will die within the year.
    • In terms of outdoor illumination, colonials who ventured out at night carried torches or lanterns.
    • A torch procession will walk to the beach, with children carrying colourful lanterns made at workshops during the day, and on arrival at the beach there will be a large willow sculpture of a phoenix to be set on fire.
    • Traffic was brought to a standstill for nearly an hour as a succession of people carrying lanterns in all shapes and sizes wound round the streets.
    • 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.
    • You come in here and sprinkle the place with powder and spray perfume and cover the light bulb with a paper lantern, and lo and behold the place has turned into Egypt and you are the Queen of the Nile!
    • The moon helped out by shining brightly, while the 70 visitors carried torches and lanterns.
    • Along the one-kilometer road, which is closed to traffic at night, Chinese paper lanterns provide dim illumination and an exotic, enticing aura.
    • Here, away from the street lamps and lanterns of the towns, millions of stars burned blue in the firmament, as though a giant had taken handfuls of glittering sand and flung them into the sky.
    • Immediately, the doors swung open, and a soldier hurried out, carrying a lit lantern.
    • Organisers are also still looking for lanterneers to carry the feature lanterns.
    • 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.
    • And we took note that the decor followed the motif suggested by the restaurant's name, with matching electric lanterns at regular intervals hanging from the ceiling.
    • Thanks to those who helped out during each station, in carrying the cross, carrying the lanterns, singing, reading, sowing etc.
    • Our hosts provided us each with a candle-lit paper lantern to carry.
    • Electric lanterns and flashlights have probably dimmed, then gone out.
    • She took her duty to carry her lantern properly very seriously and her day was made when one of the volunteers on the Herb Festival stall complimented her personally.
    • For the past month young and old had been constructing their own lanterns to carry in the procession and they included sparkling swans, stars and angels.
    • Daniel was indeed awake, carrying the lit lantern and already halfway to the door when she burst in.
  • 2

    Architecture
    linterna feminine
    • The base of the octagonal lantern is adorned with female heads, an inner rope-twist molding, and an outer lambrequin fringe.
    • 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.
    • Daylight is admitted by a lantern and bounced off a textile covered funnel-shaped reflector built off the column.
    • The north wall opens up to the sunken courtyard to draw in cool air, and the tapered lanterns serve as thermal chimneys, with openable louvres to evacuate hot air.
    • In the center of this Greek cross plan, he placed a rotunda surmounted by a low dome topped by a lantern.
    • The hexagonal belfry contains six louvers with pointed arches and is crowned by an octagonal lantern and a copper dome.
    • This forms a courtyard, a lantern and a lung for the adjacent interior spaces.