Translation of "beacon" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈbiː.kən/ us

a light or fire on the top of a hill that acts as a warning or signal

faro, almenara
As part of the centenary celebrations a chain of beacons was lit across the region.
figurative She was a beacon of hope in troubled times.

(Translation of “beacon” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈbiːkən/

a type of light, fire etc that warns of danger, eg the light in a lighthouse

almenara, faro
The captain looked for warning beacons along the shore.

a radio station or transmitter that sends out signals to guide shipping or aircraft

a radar beacon.

(Translation of “beacon” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)