Translation of "light" - English-Traditional 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 明亮的光線
fluorescent/ultraviolet light 螢光/紫外光
a beam/ray of light 一道/束光線
Light was streaming in through the open door. 光線從敞開的門口傾瀉進來。
It's a north-facing room so it doesn't get much light (= brightness from the sun). 房間朝北,所以光線有些不足。

[ 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? 請把燈打開/關上好嗎?
She could see the city lights in the distance. 她能夠看到遠處城市的燈光。
As the lights went down, the audience grew quiet. 燈熄滅後,觀眾們開始安靜下來。
My front bike light isn't working. 我的自行車前燈不亮了。

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