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/ˈlantərn/,
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lanterns, plural;
  1. A lamp with a transparent case protecting the flame or electric bulb, and typically having a handle by which it can be carried or hung
    • - a paper lantern
  2. The light chamber at the top of a lighthouse

  3. A square, curved, or polygonal structure on the top of a dome or a room, with the sides glazed or open, so as to admit light


  1. light in a transparent protective case
  2. A lantern is a portable lighting device used to illuminate broad areas. Lanterns may also be used for signaling, to guide your path somewhere or as general light sources for camping. In the older days it would have been used like a torch. Dim varieties are often used for decoration. ...
  3. Lantern is an album by Clogs, released in 2006.
  4. In architecture, a cupola (pronounced) is a small, most-often dome-like structure, on top of a building. Often used to provide a lookout or to admit light and air, it usually crowns a larger roof or dome. ...
  5. The Lantern is the name of the student-published university newspaper at The Ohio State University. It is one of the largest campus newspapers in the United States.
  6. The Lantern (Lucerna) is a 1938 Czech film directed by Karel Lamač and starring Jarmila Kšírová, Theodor Pištěk and Jarmila Beránková. It was based on a play by Alois Jirásek.
  7. (The Lanterns) The Lanterns comprise three small and very steep islands, with a combined area of , in south-eastern Australia. They are part of the Tasman Island Group, lying close to the south-eastern coast of Tasmania around the Tasman Peninsula and are in the Tasman National Park. ...
  8. A case of translucent or transparent material made to protect a flame, or light, used to illuminate its surroundings
  9. (Lanterns) Unlike chandeliers which are oriented radially, lanterns hang vertically, often with several tiers. Modern pendant lanterns use hanging glass panels or glass rods, often with beveled edges to reflect the light.
  10. (Lanterns) We do not usually think of a hall-lantern as a piece of furniture, but Chippendale has designs for them in his Director, and one made to his pattern is in the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Old wood ones are very rare, but gilt metal examples, especially of Adam design, are to be seen. ...
  11. To dream of seeing a lantern going before you in the darkness, signifies unexpected affluence. If the lantern is suddenly lost to view, then your success will take an unfavorable turn. To carry a lantern in your dreams, denotes that your benevolence will win you many friends. ...
  12. One of the many words for a theatre light. Also Luminaire, Instrument, Light, Fitting, Lamp.
  13. An object which encloses a light source but allows light out through holes, glass etc.
  14. The glass enclosure at the top of a lighthouse which houses the lamp and lens.
  15. A raised structure on a dome, glazed to admit light or ventilation.
  16. a light. Lighting plan: diagram of the type and position of each lantern to be used in a production.
  17. Okay, the over-sized lantern is a gorgeous thing to behold. I love, love, love that Deborah went BIG in scale in selecting this element of her design. It is called a “Wine Stave” chandelier, made from old wine barrels. You can kind of see the influence in the wood rings. ...
  18. A projecting erection above a roof, with glazed sides.
  19. A small circular or polygonal structure, with windows all around the base, which opens above a larger tower or dome
  20. A small, windowed structure on a roof for the purpose of admitting light
  21. Circular or polygonal windowed turret crowning a roof or a dome. Also the windowed stage of a crossing tower lighting a church interior.
  22. Self orientation, skepticism, limited insight, or constricted interests.
  23. topmost section of a dome, with small vertical windows admitting light or air to the interior.
  24. is a small, decorative structure that crowns a dome. It has openings to admit light into the building.
  25. A term that is often used interchangeably with Luminaire, and is preferred over Luminaire in Europe.