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Japanese translation of light bulb

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light bulb

noun
 
/ˈlaɪt ˌbʌlb/
a glass object containing a wire that produces light from electricity
電球
Translations of “light bulb”
in Korean 전구…
in Arabic لَمْبة…
in Portuguese lâmpada…
in Catalan bombeta…
in Italian lampadina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電燈泡…
in Russian (электрическая) лампочка…
in Turkish ampul…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电灯泡…
in Polish żarówka…
(Definition of light bulb from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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