Translation of "light" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun (BRIGHTNESS) 光亮 uk us /laɪt/

[ U ] the brightness that comes from the sun, fire, etc. and from electrical devices, and that allows things to be seen

a bright light 明亮的光线
fluorescent/ultraviolet light 荧光/紫外光
a beam/ray of light 一道/束光线
Light was streaming in through the open door. 光线从敞开的门口倾泻进来。
It's a north-facing room so it doesn't get much light (= brightness from the sun). 房间朝北,所以光线有些不足。

[ C ] a piece of equipment which produces light, such as a lamp or a light bulb

Could you switch/turn the light on/off, please? 请把灯打开/关上好吗?
She could see the city lights in the distance. 她能够看到远处城市的灯光。
As the lights went down, the audience grew quiet. 灯熄灭后,观众们开始安静下来。
My front bike light isn't working. 我的自行车前灯不亮了。

(Translation of “light noun (BRIGHTNESS)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)