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['læntən] брит. / амер.

    1. сущ.

      1. фонарь, фонарик

      2. светило; свет

      3. световая камера маяка

      4. архит.; = lantern light фонарь

    2. гл.; уст.

      1. освещать, светить фонарём

      2. вешать на фонарном столбе

  1. сущ.; тех.

    цевочное колесо

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There was, also, a little group of three or four young men with lantern jaws and thick eyebrows, who were conversing in one corner; but they seemed to be of secondary importance, and laughed and talked together without attracting any attention.
Была здесь еще небольшая группа из трех-четырех молодых людей со впалыми щеками и густыми бровями, беседовавших в углу, но они как будто не играли особой роли и смеялись и болтали, не привлекая к себе ни малейшего внимания.
Диккенс, Чарльз / Жизнь и приключения Николаса НикльбиDickens, Charles / The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
Dickens, Charles
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1995
Жизнь и приключения Николаса Никльби
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
'It'll strike the hour in another quarter,' said the man: raising his lantern to her face.
— Через четверть часа пробьет десять, — сказал сторож, поднимая фонарь к ее лицу.
Диккенс, Чарльз / Приключения Оливера ТвистаDickens, Charles / Oliver Twist
Oliver Twist
Dickens, Charles
© 1990 by Random House, Inc.
Приключения Оливера Твиста
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1958
Ringing, and mounting the staircase, which was dimly lighted by a Chinese lantern, he saw a man coming down, and as they met, he recognised him as his brother.
Позвонив и войдя на лестницу, тускло освещенную китайским фонарем, он увидал спускавшегося сверху человека, в котором, поравнявшись, узнал брата.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
`Damn him, I wonder where he is!` said Ronald; and he moved the lantern up and down, and turned the night into a shifting puzzle- work of gleam and shadow.
— Черт его побери, где же он? — нетерпеливо сказал Рональд, поводя фонарем и тревожа ночную мглу причудливой игрой света и тени.
Stevenson, Robert Louis / St. IvesСтивенсон, Роберт Луис / Сент Ив
Сент Ив
Стивенсон, Роберт Луис
© Издательство "Правда", 1967
St. Ives
Stevenson, Robert Louis
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
There was a lighted lantern on a tub.
На бочке фонарик горит.
Чехов, А.П. / СтепьChekhov, A. / The steppe
The steppe
Chekhov, A.
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1974
She filled the lantern with oil and lit the wick.
Девушка залила в фонарь масла и зажгла фитиль.
Feather, Jane / VelvetФэйзер, Джейн / Бархат
Фэйзер, Джейн
Feather, Jane
© 1994 by Jane Feather
He was in a warm greatcoat and thickly muffled in a rug, so that it was difficult to make out his face even with a lantern.
Он был в теплом пальто и плотно укутан в плед, так что трудно было рассмотреть его физиономию даже и с фонарем.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
The little girl put out the lantern, sat down on a tiny stool, and with her right hand began swinging the cradle, while with her left she attended to the smouldering pine splinter.
Девочка погасила фонарь, присела на крошечную скамейку и начала правой рукой качать люльку, левой поправлять лучину.
Turgenev, I.S. / A Sportsman's Sketches v.1Тургенев, И.С. / Записки охотника т.1
Записки охотника т.1
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1975
A Sportsman's Sketches v.1
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
They began looking with a lantern by the fence and found the brass pestle dropped in a most conspicuous place on the garden path.
Стали искать с фонарем у забора и нашли брошенный прямо на садовую дорожку, на самом виду, медный пестик.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
here! light a lantern!
Подай, зажги фонарь!
Тургенев, И.С. / Записки охотника т.2Turgenev, I.S. / A Sportsman's Sketches v.2
A Sportsman's Sketches v.2
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
Записки охотника т.2
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1975
She sat on the big bed in the front room after hanging the lantern on the wall above it.
Она села на большую постель в передней комнате, повесив над ней лампу на стену.
Castaneda, Carlos / The second ring of powerКастанеда, Карлос / Второе кольцо силы
Второе кольцо силы
Кастанеда, Карлос
© 1977 by Carlos Castaneda
© "София", 2008
© ООО Издательство "София", 2008
The second ring of power
Castaneda, Carlos
© 1977 by Carlos Castaneda
This lantern was carried by my forefather' - not fourth son, which is preposterous - 'on the fifth of November.
Этот самый фонарь нес мой прадед, – не правнук, что лишено смысла, а прадед, – пятого ноября.
Dickens, Charles / Martin ChuzzlewitДиккенс, Чарльз / Жизнь и приключения Мартина Чезлвита
Жизнь и приключения Мартина Чезлвита
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Государственное издательство художественной литературы, 1960
Martin Chuzzlewit
Dickens, Charles
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1994
Tom held up his lantern, looking at him, stare-eyed.
Том, подняв фонарь, пристально смотрел на него.
King, Stephen / CellКинг, Стивен / Мобильник
Кинг, Стивен
King, Stephen
© 2006 by Stephen King
She scrabbled along the mantel, pushing stubs of candles stuck on cracked saucers this way and that, lifting first a kerosene lantern and then a battery flashlight, looking fixedly for a moment at a drawing of a young boy and then putting it aside.
Она порылась на каминной доске, среди треснутых блюдец с огарками, достала сначала керосиновую лампу, потом ручной фонарик на батарейках, несколько секунд смотрела на рисунок молодого человека, прежде чем отложить его в сторону.
King, Stephen / Wizard and GlassКинг, Стивен / Колдун и Кристалл
Колдун и Кристалл
Кинг, Стивен
© Stephen King, 1997
© Перевод, В.А. Вебер, 1998
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2003
Wizard and Glass
King, Stephen
© Stephen King, 1997, 2003
«I had but the light of a lantern, my Lord Provost; and as to suffering him to escape, I was alone,» said the glover, «and old.
— Я его видел лишь при свете фонаря, милорд мэр. А как я его упустил? Так я же был с ним один на один, — сказал Гловер, — а я стар.
Scott, Walter / The Fair Maid of PerthСкотт, Вальтер / Пертская красавица
Пертская красавица
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1965
The Fair Maid of Perth
Scott, Walter
© The University Court of the University of Edinburgh 1999

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'læntənNounфонарь; фонарикExamples

kerosene lantern / paraffin lantern — керосиновый фонарь
to light a lantern — зажигать фонарь
to shine a lantern on — посветить фонарём на
Chinese lantern — китайский фонарик
lantern flashes — фонарь вспыхивает
lantern gleams / shines — фонарь светит, сияет

User translations

The part of speech is not specified


aeration lantern
аэрационный фонарик
battery-operated lantern
фонарь на батарейках
blind lantern
потайной фонарь
Chinese lantern
китайский бумажный фонарик
Chinese lantern
dark lantern
потайной фонарь
hand lantern
ручной фонарь
lantern gear
цевочное зубчатое колесо
lantern pinion
цевочный триб
lantern plate
диапозитивная фотопластинка
lantern roof
фонарная крыша
lantern slide
lantern tower
светильник уличного освещения
lantern wheel mechanism
цевочный механизм

Word forms


Common caselanternlanterns
Possessive caselantern'slanterns'


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)lanterning
Past Participle (Participle II)lanterned
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I lanternwe lantern
you lanternyou lantern
he/she/it lanternsthey lantern
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am lanterningwe are lanterning
you are lanterningyou are lanterning
he/she/it is lanterningthey are lanterning
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have lanternedwe have lanterned
you have lanternedyou have lanterned
he/she/it has lanternedthey have lanterned
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been lanterningwe have been lanterning
you have been lanterningyou have been lanterning
he/she/it has been lanterningthey have been lanterning
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I lanternedwe lanterned
you lanternedyou lanterned
he/she/it lanternedthey lanterned
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was lanterningwe were lanterning
you were lanterningyou were lanterning
he/she/it was lanterningthey were lanterning
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had lanternedwe had lanterned
you had lanternedyou had lanterned
he/she/it had lanternedthey had lanterned
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been lanterningwe had been lanterning
you had been lanterningyou had been lanterning
he/she/it had been lanterningthey had been lanterning
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will lanternwe shall/will lantern
you will lanternyou will lantern
he/she/it will lanternthey will lantern
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be lanterningwe shall/will be lanterning
you will be lanterningyou will be lanterning
he/she/it will be lanterningthey will be lanterning
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have lanternedwe shall/will have lanterned
you will have lanternedyou will have lanterned
he/she/it will have lanternedthey will have lanterned
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been lanterningwe shall/will have been lanterning
you will have been lanterningyou will have been lanterning
he/she/it will have been lanterningthey will have been lanterning
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would lanternwe should/would lantern
you would lanternyou would lantern
he/she/it would lanternthey would lantern
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be lanterningwe should/would be lanterning
you would be lanterningyou would be lanterning
he/she/it would be lanterningthey would be lanterning
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have lanternedwe should/would have lanterned
you would have lanternedyou would have lanterned
he/she/it would have lanternedthey would have lanterned
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been lanterningwe should/would have been lanterning
you would have been lanterningyou would have been lanterning
he/she/it would have been lanterningthey would have been lanterning
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am lanternedwe are lanterned
you are lanternedyou are lanterned
he/she/it is lanternedthey are lanterned
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being lanternedwe are being lanterned
you are being lanternedyou are being lanterned
he/she/it is being lanternedthey are being lanterned
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been lanternedwe have been lanterned
you have been lanternedyou have been lanterned
he/she/it has been lanternedthey have been lanterned
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was lanternedwe were lanterned
you were lanternedyou were lanterned
he/she/it was lanternedthey were lanterned
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being lanternedwe were being lanterned
you were being lanternedyou were being lanterned
he/she/it was being lanternedthey were being lanterned
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been lanternedwe had been lanterned
you had been lanternedyou had been lanterned
he/she/it had been lanternedthey had been lanterned
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be lanternedwe shall/will be lanterned
you will be lanternedyou will be lanterned
he/she/it will be lanternedthey will be lanterned
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been lanternedwe shall/will have been lanterned
you will have been lanternedyou will have been lanterned
he/she/it will have been lanternedthey will have been lanterned