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light bulbnoun [C]

uk   /ˈlaɪt ˌbʌlb/ us   /ˈlaɪt ˌbʌlb/ also bulb
a rounded glass container with a thin thread of metal inside that produces light when an electric current goes through it
(Definition of light bulb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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light bulbnoun [C]

also lightbulb /ˈlɑɪtˌbʌlb/
a rounded glass container that produces light when an electric current is passed through it
(Definition of light bulb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “light bulb”
in Arabic لَمْبة…
in Korean 전구…
in Portuguese lâmpada…
in Catalan bombeta…
in Japanese 電球…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电灯泡…
in Turkish ampul…
in Russian (электрическая) лампочка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電燈泡…
in Italian lampadina…
in Polish żarówka…
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