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Definitions of lantern

  1. To furnish with a lantern. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. An open structure of light material set upon a roof, to give light and air to the interior. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A cage or open chamber of rich architecture, open below into the building or tower which it crowns. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A lantern pinion or trundle wheel. See Lantern pinion (below). Newage Dictionary DB
  6. A perforated barrel to form a core upon. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. See Aristotle's lantern. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  8. A lantern pinion or trundle wheel. See pinion (below). Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A kind of cage inserted in a stuffing box and surrounding a piston rod, to separate the packing into two parts and form a chamber between for the reception of steam, etc. ; - called also lantern brass. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A transparent case for holding or carrying a light; the lightroom of a lighthouse; a small tower on the roof of a building to admit and air. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. A case for holding or carrying a light: a drum-shaped erection surmounting a dome to give light and to crown the fabric: the upper square cage which illuminates a corridor or gallery. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Transparent case for a light; dome with windows to light a building. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. A transparent case, for enclosing a light. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. A tower, as on a roof, to give light. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. A case for holding, and sometimes carrying a light; a little dome raised over the roof of a building to give light, and to serve as a crowning to the fabric; a square cage which illuminates a corridor or gallery; a kind of pinion on which the teeth of the main wheel acts. A dark lantern, one which may be closed so as entirely to hide the light. Magic lantern, an optical machine by which painted images are represented so much magnified as to appear like the effect of magic. Lantern-fly, a S. American insect, which emits a light in the dark. Chinese lantern, one of thin paper. Feast of lanterns, a Chinese festival, celebrated on the 1st of each month. Lantern-jaws, long thin jaws; a thin visage. Lantern-jawed, having a thin visage. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. A perforated case for a candle or lamp; the upper part of a lighthouse; any erection on the top of a building or dome to give light; magic-lantern, an optical instr. by means of which small figures painted with transparent varnish, variously coloured, on slides of glass, are very largely magnified, seen in a darkened room on a wall or white screen. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for lantern

  1. Light me a lantern somebody! – The Confessions of Arsène Lupin by Maurice Leblanc
  2. Well, 'twas a good lantern and now 'tis lost. – Bred in the Bone by James Payn
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