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lamp / light / lantern / CL: 盞|盏
HSK 3
slide (photography, presentation software) / filmstrip / transparency
(stage) lighting / light
flash bulb (photography)
hanging lamp
headlight
dome light (of a taxi etc) / ceiling light (in a room) / interior light (of a car) / light on the top of a mast etc
flush-mounted ceiling lamp (loanword)
wall lamp / bracket light / CL: 盞|盏
colored lantern (used at Lantern Festival 元宵節|元宵节)
red light
tail light (on vehicle)
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
searchlight
lighthouse / CL:
compact fluorescent lamp (CFL)
street lamp / street light
carnival during the Lantern Festival, with lantern displays and traditional folk performances such as stilt walking and lion dance
sky lantern (miniature hot-air balloon used during festivals)
traffic light / traffic signal
turn out the lights / lights out
light bulb / (slang) unwanted third guest
to turn on the light
cover of lamp / lampshade / glass cover of oil lamp
desk lamp / table lamp
flashing light / indicator light
corduroy (textiles)
lantern with a carousel of paper horses rotating under convection, used at Lantern Festival 元宵節|元宵节 / chaser lights / self-scrolling horizontal text display, such as a news ticker
spotlight
lantern
taillight
headlight
electric light socket / burner (component of a kerosene lamp) / light (as a countable item, e.g. number of lights fitted in a house)
green light (traffic signal) / (fig.) permission to proceed
incandescent light
fluorescent light
the Lantern Festival (15th of first month of lunar calendar)
fluorescent light
to run a red light / failing to stop at a red traffic light / (slang) to have sex with a girl while she is menstruating
riddles written on lanterns (e.g. for the Lantern Festival at the end of Chinese New Year)
headlight
desk lamp
neon lamp (loanword)
fluorescent light
oil lamp
dragon lantern
red-light district
to light a lamp / to raise a lantern
altar lamp burning day and night
electric light / CL: 盞|盏
(vehicle) headlight
floor lamp
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
Taiwan variant of 熒光燈|荧光灯
brake light
signal light / car indicator
fog lights (of a motor vehicle)
lights
filament (in a lightbulb)
bloomers / plus fours / knickerbockers
Raise the Red Lantern (1991), movie by Zhang Yimou 張藝謀|张艺谋
floodlight
floodlight
spotlight
mercury-vapor lamp
fluorescent tube or light
high beam (headlights)
light / decorated lantern
safety lamp / safelight
early evening when lanterns are first lit
Diwali (Hindu festival)
lampstand
miner's lamp / mine light
lamppost
streetlight
to raise a lantern and fight at night (idiom); fig. to work into the night / to burn the midnight oil
(of a city etc) ablaze with lights
to give the green light / to give the go-ahead
lanterns red, wine green (idiom); feasting and pleasure-seeking / debauched and corrupt environment
Song Dynasty History of Zen Buddhism in China (1252), 20 scrolls
vehicle turn indicator light
to pass on the light of Buddha
(vehicle) headlight
to be decorated with lanterns and colored banners (idiom)
sunlamp
lantern slides
spirit lamp
pitch dark
sky lantern (miniature hot-air balloon used during festivals)
lantern / uncovered oil lamp
fluorescent lamp / neon lamp
the spongy, white pulp inside the stem of rush plants, used as a wick for oil lamps
to hold a lamp / to light a lamp
mercury-vapor lamp
ice lantern
lampwick
sb who is easy to deal with
(lit.) to flash the yellow light / (fig.) to give a warning sign
a portable lamp

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