la pantalla
-the screen
See the entry for pantalla.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (computing and electronics)
a. screen
El teatro IMAX tiene una pantalla enorme.The IMAX theater has a huge screen.
b. display
Las nuevas pantallas LED no solo se ven mejores, sino que ahorran electricidad.The new LED displays not only look better, they save electricity.
c. monitor (computer)
Ella usa tres pantallas cuando edita la película.She uses three monitors when editing the movie.
2. (cover for a lamp)
a. lampshade
Necesito una pantalla azul para coordinar con la decoración.I need a blue lampshade to go with the decor.
3. (fire screen)
a. fireguard
Asegúrate de colocar la pantalla en frente de la chimenea para evitar que se avienten chispas al cuarto.Make sure to place the fireguard in front of the fireplace to prevent sparks from flying out into the room.
4. (cover for illegal activities)
a. front
El banco del Vaticano permitió que los cleros actuaran como pantalla para la Mafia.The Vatican bank allowed the clergy to be a front for the Mafia.
5. (jewelry)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
a. earring
Quiero unas pantallas de diamantes y platino.I want some diamond and platinum earrings.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de cine, televisión, ordenador)
a. screen
la pequeña pantallathe small screen, television
la pantalla grandethe big screen
mostrar en pantallato show on the screen
una estrella de la pantallaa TV/movie star
pantalla (acústica)baffle
pantalla de cristal líquidoliquid crystal display
pantalla gigantebig screen
pantalla planaflat screen
pantalla de radarradar screen
pantalla táctiltouch screen
2. (de lámpara)
a. lampshade
3. (de chimenea)
a. fireguard
4. (encubridor)
a. front
esta empresa les sirve de pantalla para sus actividades ilegalesthis company serves as a front for their illegal activities
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1 [de lámpara] shade; lampshade
2 (Cine) screen
los personajes de la pantalla screen personalities; la pequeña pantalla the small screen; the TV; llevar una historia a la pantalla to film a story
pantalla acústica baffle
pantalla de plasma plasma screen
pantalla de televisión television screen
pantalla de vídeo video screen
pantalla grande big screen
pantalla plana flat screen
3 (Informática) screen; display
pantalla de ayuda help screen
pantalla de cristal líquido liquid crystal display
pantalla de radar radar screen
pantalla de rayos (en aeropuerto) X-ray security apparatus
pantalla táctil touch screen
4 (Centroamérica) (abanico) fan
5 front; (señuelo) decoy
servir de pantalla a algo to be a front for sth
hacer la pantalla (Dep) to protect the goalkeeper
6 [de chimenea] fireguard
7 (biombo) screen
8 (Latinoamérica) (esbirro) henchman
9 (Centroamérica) (espejo) large mirror
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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