Quick answer
"Lighting" is a noun which is often translated as "la iluminación", and "stage" is a noun which is often translated as "el escenario". Learn more about the difference between "lighting" and "stage" below.
lighting(
lay
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dihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of lighting)
a. la iluminación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The lighting of the Christmas Tree will take place at 5 pm.La iluminación del árbol de Navidad se realizará a las 5 pm.
b. el encendido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The rain is going to make the lighting of any cigarette with a match impossible.La lluvia va a imposibilitar el encendido de cigarrillos con cerillas.
2. (system for illuminating)
a. el alumbrado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I have to strain my eyes to read out here, because the lighting is so terrible.Tengo que forzar los ojos para leer aquí fuera porque el alumbrado es terrible.
b. la iluminación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The lighting director got into trouble when he forgot to turn on the spotlight.El director de iluminación se metió en un lío cuando se olvidó de encender el foco.
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stage(
steyj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (platform for a public event)
a. el escenario
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Everyone clapped when the actors came on stage.Todos aplaudieron cuando los actores salieron al escenario.
b. el tablado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The speaker moved from one side of the stage to the other.El orador se movía de un lado a otro del tablado.
c. el estrado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The interpreter positioned himself next to the lecturer on the stage.El intérprete se colocó junto al conferenciante en el estrado.
2. (profession)
a. el teatro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She finally retired from the stage due to her illness.Al final se retiró del teatro debido a su enfermedad.
3. (step in process)
a. la etapa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Being pregnant is a beautiful stage in a woman's life.Estar embarazada es una etapa bonita en la vida de una mujer.
b. la fase
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Contestants have to answer five questions in the first stage of the game show.Los concursantes tienen que contestar cinco preguntas durante la primera fase del concurso de televisión.
4. (of a rocket)
a. la fase
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
NASA is preparing a two-stage rocket for the upcoming launch.La NASA está preparando un cohete de dos fases para el próximo lanzamiento.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to orchestrate)
a. montar
The prisoner staged the perfect escape from Alcatraz island.El preso montó la fuga perfecta de isla de Alcatraz.
6. (to hold)
a. montar
The New York theater company staged a wonderful performance.La compañía de teatro de Nueva York montó un espectáculo maravilloso.
b. organizar
The association stages a charitable event each month.La asociación organiza un evento benéfico cada mes.
c. hacer
My friend staged a demonstration of magic tricks using cards and a wand.Mi amigo hizo una demostración de trucos de magia con cartas y una varita.
d. llevar a cabo
The firemen staged a mock rescue operation in an abandoned building.Los bomberos llevaron a cabo un simulacro de una operación de rescate en un edificio abandonado.
7. (theater)
a. representar
The National Company stages Romeo and Juliet this weekend at the local theater.La Compañía Nacional representa Romeo y Julieta este fin de semana en el teatro local.
b. poner en escena
My son's classroom staged West Side Story.La clase de mi hijo puso en escena Amor sin barreras.
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