Lantern

One of the many words for a theatre light. Also Luminaire, Instrument, Light, Fitting, Lamp.

Lantern

In Italian and modern architecture a lantern is an open structure of light material set upon a roof, to give light and air to the interior. The term is also applied to a cage or open chamber of rich architecture, open below into the building or tower which it crowns; and to a smaller and secondary cupola crowning a larger one, for ornament, or to a...
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Lantern

What in normal English we call a light, in the theatre is called a lantern. Actually, it's a slightly old-fashioned expression: luminaire is used more often nowadays, whereas some prefer the American term instrument.
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Lantern

Small structure with open or windowed sides on top of a roof or dome to let light or air into the enclosed space below.
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lantern

A small circular or polygonal structure, with windows all around the base, which opens above a larger tower or dome.
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lantern

[n] - light in a transparent protective case
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Lantern

A stage-light.
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lantern

In architecture, an ornamental turret erected on the roof or dome of a building to provide light (and also sometimes providing ventilation). A lantern may be square, circular, or polygonal in plan;...
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Lantern

a small glazed turret lighting a roof or dome, usually quite small, but can be large magnificent and technically brilliant as at Ely Cathedral.
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Lantern

Found on the top of buildings, lanterns are usually windowed, delicate structures designed to let light in to the roof and rooms below. They can be found on both Classical and Gothic buildings.
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Lantern

A small circular or polygonal structure, often decorative, with windows all around, constructed above an opening in a dome or roof. In some Armenian churches it is also used as a belltower.
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Lantern

Lan'tern (lăn'tẽrn) noun [ French lanterne , Latin lanterna , laterna , from Greek lampth`r light, torch. See Lamp .] 1. Something inclosing a light, and protecting it from wind, rain, etc.; -- sometimes portable, as a closed vessel or case of...
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Lantern

Lan'tern transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Lanterned ; present participle & verbal noun Lanterning .] [ Confer French lanterner to hang at the lamp post, from lanterne . See Lantern .] To furnish with a l...
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lantern

1. Something inclosing a light, and protecting it from wind, rain, etc.; sometimes portable, as a closed vessel or case of horn, perforated tin, glass, oiled paper, or other material, having a lamp or candle within; sometimes fixed, as the glazed inclosure of a street light, or of a lighthouse light. ... 2. An open structure of light material set u...
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lantern

noun light in a transparent protective case
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Lantern

• (n.) A smaller and secondary cupola crowning a larger one, for ornament, or to admit light; such as the lantern of the cupola of the Capitol at Washington, or that of the Florence cathedral. • (n.) A lantern pinion or trundle wheel. See Lantern pinion (below). • (n.) A kind of cage inserted in a stuffing box and surrounding a pisto...
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lantern

a case, ordinarily metal, with transparent or translucent sides, used to contain and protect a lamp.[1 related articles]
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lantern

in architecture, originally an openwork timber construction placed on top of a building to admit light and allow smoke to escape. Something of this ... [1 related articles]
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Lantern

Crowning element of a dome, usually circular or polygonal, admitting light to the interior of the building.
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Lantern

[disambiguation] A lantern is a portable lighting device used to illuminate broad areas. Lantern or Lanterns may also refer to: ...
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Lantern

A lantern is a portable lighting device or mounted light fixture used to illuminate broad areas. Lanterns may also be used for signaling, as torches, or as general light sources outdoors. Low light level varieties are used for decoration. The term `lantern` is also used more generically to mean a light source, or the enclosure for a light source.....
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Lantern

What in normal English we call a light, in the theatre is called a lantern. Actually, it's a slightly old-fashioned expression: luminaire is used more often nowadays, whereas some prefer the American term instrument.
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Lantern

Small structure with open or windowed sides on top of a roof or dome to let light or air into the enclosed space below.
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Lantern

An upright structure on a roof or dome for letting in light and air or for decoration.
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Lantern

[horse] Lantern won the 4th Melbourne Cup in 1864. ==Race info== Placings: 2nd place Lantern, 1st place Poet, 3rd place Rose of Denmark Jockeys: S. Davis, W. Perkins, H. Howard Trainer: S. Mahon Winner’s Time: 3:52.0 Weight: 39.46 kg Odds: 15/1 Prize money: £754 ==About== Lantern is remembered for holding the slowest winning running time...
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