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green light
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lamp / light / lantern / CL: 盞|盏
slide (photography, presentation software) / filmstrip / transparency
(stage) lighting / light
flash bulb (photography)
light bulb / see also 電燈泡|电灯泡 / third-wheel or unwanted third party spoiling a couple's date (slang) / CL: 個|个
red light
lighthouse / CL:
traffic light / traffic signal
carnival during the Lantern Festival, with lantern displays and traditional folk performances such as stilt walking and lion dance
street lamp / street light
desk lamp / table lamp
hanging lamp
flush-mounted ceiling lamp (loanword)
red-light district
dome light (of a taxi etc) / ceiling light (in a room) / interior light (of a car) / light on the top of a mast etc
to turn on the light
colored lantern (used at Lantern Festival 元宵節|元宵节)
sky lantern (miniature hot-air balloon used during festivals)
fluorescent light
wall lamp / bracket light / CL: 盞|盏
cover of lamp / lampshade / glass cover of oil lamp
riddles written on lanterns (e.g. for the Lantern Festival at the end of Chinese New Year)
turn out the lights / lights out
fluorescent lamp / neon lamp
fluorescent light
corduroy (textiles)
electric light / CL: 盞|盏
fluorescent light
vehicle turn indicator light
lamp / turn signal
(vehicle) headlight
tail light (on vehicle)
the Lantern Festival (15th of first month of lunar calendar)
light bulb / (slang) unwanted third guest
flashing light / indicator light
neon lamp (loanword)
desk lamp
to run a red light / failing to stop at a red traffic light / (slang) to have sex with a girl while she is menstruating
low beam (headlights)
floor lamp
signal light / car indicator
miner's lamp / mine light
dragon lantern
oil lamp
electric light socket / burner (component of a kerosene lamp) / light (as a countable item, e.g. number of lights fitted in a house)
compact fluorescent lamp (CFL)
filament (in a lightbulb)
Taiwan variant of 熒光燈|荧光灯
lanterns red, wine green (idiom); feasting and pleasure-seeking / debauched and corrupt environment
(vehicle) headlight
fluorescent tube or light
incandescent light
to light a lamp / to raise a lantern
fog lights (of a motor vehicle)
mercury-vapor lamp
bloomers / plus fours / knickerbockers
lantern with carousel of paper horses, rotating under convection, used at Lantern Festival 元宵節|元宵节 / fig. constant busy circulation of people
high beam (headlights)
(of a city etc) ablaze with lights
spirit lamp
barn lantern / kerosene lamp
brake light
Raise the Red Lantern (1991), movie by Zhang Yimou 張藝謀|张艺谋
to pass on the light of Buddha
to raise a lantern and fight at night (idiom); fig. to work into the night / to burn the midnight oil
early evening when lanterns are first lit
to give the green light / to give the go-ahead
lighted buoy / channel marking light / signal light
the spongy, white pulp inside the stem of rush plants, used as a wick for oil lamps
altar lamp burning day and night
light / decorated lantern
sb who is easy to deal with
to be decorated with lanterns and colored banners (idiom)
lantern slides
car front indicator
sky lantern (miniature hot-air balloon used during festivals)
pitch dark
lantern / uncovered oil lamp
to hold a lamp / to light a lamp
ice lantern
(lit.) to flash the yellow light / (fig.) to give a warning sign
a portable lamp
Song Dynasty History of Zen Buddhism in China (1252), 20 scrolls

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