- kb. lentera. l. slide gambar sorot. paper l. lampion.
- 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. An open structure of light material set upon a roof, to give light and air to the interior. A cage or open chamber of rich architecture, open below into the building or tower which it crowns. 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. A lantern pinion or trundle wheel. See Lantern pinion (below). 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. A perforated barrel to form a core upon. See Aristotle''s lantern.
- To furnish with a lantern; as, to lantern a lighthouse.
Source: Webster's Unabridged Dictionary