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Inflections of 'light' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
lighter
adj comparative
lightest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'light' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
lights
v 3rd person singular
lighting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
lit
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
lighted
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (Less common)
lit
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
lighted
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (Less common)

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主要翻译
英语中文
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (general: not darkness)光亮
guāng liàng
  阳光
yáng guāng
 These particular plants grow better in the light than in the dark.
 这些特殊的植株在阳光下比在黑暗中生长得更好。
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (illumination)
guāng
  光亮
guāng liàng
  光亮
guāng liàng
 Could we have some light in the room? It's too dark.
 屋子里来点光好吗?太黑了。
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lamp)
dēng
  灯具
dēng jù
  灯具
dēng jù
 We have three lights in this room.
 这间屋子有三盏灯。
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not heavy in weight)轻的
qīng de
  轻巧的
qīng qiǎo de
  轻省的
qīng shěng de
 Give me the heavy bag, and you can carry the light one.
 把重的包给我,你拿轻的。
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (faint)微弱的
wēi ruò de
  微茫的
wēi máng de
  微茫的
wēi máng de
 You could only see a light line of the mountains.
 群山只见微茫的一线。
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (easy, gentle)简单的
jiǎn dān de
  轻松的
qīng sōng de
  轻松的
qīng sōng de
 Take a little light exercise - nothing too strenuous.
 做点儿简单的练习,别做太费力的。
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (color: pale) (色彩、色调)轻的,浅的,淡的
 Have you seen my light blue shirt?
 你看到我那件浅蓝的衬衫了么?
light vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (ignite)点燃
diǎn rán
  点着
diǎn zháo
  点着
diǎn zháo
 I will light the petrol to set off the fire.
 我要点着汽油,好把火引燃。
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其他翻译
英语中文
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (person) ()瘦的,轻的
 For a light woman, she is very strong!
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (low alcoholic content) ()度数低的,酒精含量低的
 Some people prefer light beer to very alcoholic beverages.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (easy to digest)易消化的
yì xiāo huà de
  清淡的
qīng dàn de
 While her husband ordered a steak, she ordered something lighter.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (clothing) (衣服)轻薄的,轻巧的,轻便的
 You can wear a light jacket. It isn't too cold outside.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (low volume)少量的
shǎo liàng de
 There was only light trading in the commodities markets due to the holiday.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (low pressure)(接触时)用力小的
jiē chù shí yòng lì xiǎo de
  轻柔的
qīng róu de
 The masseur had a very light touch.
 按摩师的力度很小。
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (entertaining, not profound) (谈话等)轻松的,随意的,不那么严肃的
 We just engaged in light conversation, nothing serious.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (trivial)消遣性的
xiāo qiǎn xìng de
  娱乐性的
yú lè xìng de
 I prefer light entertainment, rather than serious theatre.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (soil: sandy) (土壤)沙质的,疏松的,含沙多的
 Carrots are best grown in a light soil, rather than heavy clay.
 胡萝卜最适宜在沙质土壤中生长,而非致密的黏土。
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (delicate) (舞步等)轻快的,轻盈的
 The dancer executed some light and dainty steps.
 舞者展示了一些轻盈、优雅的舞步。
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (carefree)轻松愉快的
qīng sōng yú kuài de
  无忧无虑的
wú yōu wú lǜ de
 The girls liked him for his light attitude towards life.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (of low weight capacity)轻型的
qīng xíng de
  轻载的
qīng zài de
  载重量低的
zài zhòng liàng dī de
 He has a licence to fly light aircraft.
 他有轻型飞机的驾驶执照。
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (wind) ()微弱的,轻微的
 It will be mainly sunny, with a light breeze.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (food: has few calories)低卡路里的
dī kǎ lù lǐ de
light advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (without burdens)轻装地
 She traveled light, carrying only a small case.
 她轻装出游,只带了一个小行李箱。
light advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." poetic (lightly)轻轻地
qīng qīng de
  轻巧地
 She walked so light that she barely left a footprint.
 她走得很轻,几乎连脚印都没留下。
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (light bulb)灯泡
dēng pào
 The light has burned out in the kitchen. Can you replace it?
 厨房里的灯泡坏了。你能换一下吗?
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (daylight)白天
bái tiān
  日光
rì guāng
 You had better go to the shop while there is still light.
 你最好趁天还亮着的时候去商店买东西。
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (traffic light)红绿灯
hóng lǜ dēng
  交通灯
jiāo tōng dēng
 The traffic stopped when the light turned red.
 红灯亮时车辆行人都停下了。
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (street lamp)路灯
lù dēng
  街灯
jiē dēng
 They installed lights on the street to make it safer to walk at night.
 他们在街道上安装了路灯,为了让夜间出行更加安全。
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (car: headlight)(车辆的)前灯
chē liàng de qián dēng
  顶灯
dǐng dēng
  车灯
chē dēng
 When it got dark, he turned the car's lights on.
 当行车环境变黑时,他打开了车前灯。
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lighthouse)灯塔
dēng tǎ
 The sailors were most relieved when they saw the Sambro Island Light in the distance.
 当船员们远远地看到了桑布罗岛灯塔时,深深地舒了一口气。
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (flame)(蜡烛等的)光亮
là zhú děng de guāng liàng
  光线
guāng xiàn
 He could see her face in the light of the candle.
 透过蜡烛的微光,他能看到她的脸。
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (viewpoint) (比喻)观点,立场,态度,视角,方面
 He always saw things in a negative light.
 他老是从黑暗的一面来看事情。
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (luminary)名人
míng rén
  杰出人物
jié chū rén wù
 She is a leading light in the art world.
 她是艺术界的杰出人物。
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (gleam)眼里隐约闪现的微光
yǎn lǐ yǐn yuē shǎn xiàn de wēi guāng
  忽闪而过的一个眼神
hū shǎn ér guò de yí gè yǎn shén
 She saw the light in his eyes and knew he had a good idea.
 她注意到他眼里隐约闪现的微光,就知道他想到了好点子。
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (art: effect) (绘画)亮部,亮色,光影效果
 Look at the light on the woman's face in this painting.
 看看这幅画上那个女人面部的光影效果。
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (small window)小的窗户
xiǎo de chuāng hù
  采光口
cǎi guāng kǒu
 Don't open the big window, just the corner light.
 别开那扇大窗户,打开采光口就好了。
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cigarettes, smoking)打火机
dǎ huǒ jī
  火柴
huǒ chái
 Hey, do you have a light?
lights nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (animal lungs as food) (用作食物的)动物肺片
 Cook the lights for an hour in the stock.
 在高汤里烹煮肺片一小时。
lights nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (decorative) (装饰的)
dēng
 We put the tinsel and lights on the Christmas tree.
light viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (take fire)燃烧起来
rán shāo qǐ lái
 He threw on a match and the bonfire lighted.
 他扔了根火柴,篝火就燃烧起来了。
light vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (illuminate)照亮
zhào liàng
 He finally found the lamp to light the room.
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动词短语
英语中文
light out vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (leave, set off)离开
lí kāi
  出发
chū fā
light up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." figurative (brighten with joy)面露喜色
  显得很高兴
 Her face lit up when she heard that her father was returning.
 当听到爸爸回来了,她面露喜色。
light up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (become brighter)变得明亮
 Give it a moment and the room will light up.
 等一会儿,房间就会变得明亮。
light [sth] up,
light up [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
figurative (brighten) (比喻)照亮
zhào liàng
 I love you - you light up my life.
 我爱你,你照亮了我的生活。
light up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." informal (light a cigarette)点燃
diǎn rán
 When she pulled out a cigarette and lit up, several people left the room.
 她点起一根烟后,房间里的几个人离开了。
light up [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] informal (cigarette: apply flame)点燃
diǎn rán
 Rob lit up a cigarette.
 罗伯点燃了一根烟。
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英语中文
artificial light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (illumination other than daylight)人工照明,人造光
 The plants were amazing considering they were all grown in the basement under artificial light.
beam,
beam of light
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(light ray)光束
guāng shù
 The room was dark except for a thin beam of light shining through a small hole in the roof.
 屋子漆黑一片,只有一束微光从屋顶小孔里射下来。
black light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (ultraviolet lamp) (紫外线或红外线灯)黑光灯
hēi guāng dēng
 Did you know that bodily fluids and scorpions are visible under a black light?
blinding light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (intensely bright light)刺眼的强光
cì yǎn de qiáng guāng
 When lightning strikes, there is a blinding light and an instantaneous loud crack.
blinking light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (light that flashes on and off)忽明忽灭的光
hū míng hū miè de guāng
  闪烁的光
shǎn shuò de guāng
 The blinking lights on the ambulance were very bright.
brake lights nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (vehicle lights: when braking)刹车灯
shā chē dēng
 The cop pulled me over because my brake lights were out.
bright light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (light: harsh)强光
qiáng guāng
 I had to cover my eyes because of the bright light.
bright lights nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." figurative (excitement of city life)都市娱乐场所
 The bright lights attract people from small towns.
bring to light vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (reveal, make known)揭露
jiē lù
  揭发
jiē fā
 We should bring his outrageous actions to light.
Bud Light,
bud light
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
® (low-alcohol beer) (商标)[啤酒品牌名]
备注: As a registered trademark, “Bud Light” should be capitalized, but it is sometimes not capitalized in informal communication.
bulb nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (light)电灯泡
diàn dēng pào
 The bulb in the hallway needs to be replaced.
 走廊里的灯泡需要换了。
catch fire,
catch on fire,
also UK: catch light,
catch alight,
also US: take fire
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(ignite)着火
zháo huǒ
 Gasoline can catch fire very easily. If you knock that candle onto the rug, it will catch on fire.
come to light v (be revealed)显露
xiǎn lù
  显现
xiǎn xiàn
 Every day more information about the scandal comes to light.
dazzling light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (very bright light)耀眼的光
yào yǎn de guāng
 Don't miss the dazzling lights of Broadway when you're in New York.
dim light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (low or soft light)微光
wēi guāng
  弱光
ruò guāng
 I'm not calling you ugly but you definitely look best in a dim light.
exposure meter,
light meter
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(photography: measures light) (摄影)曝光表
bào guāng biǎo
fog light,
fog lamp
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
usually plural (vehicle's headlight for foggy conditions) (车辆)雾灯
wù dēng
 I use my fog lights so rarely that I can never remember where the switch is.
green light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (traffic signal: go) (交通)绿灯
lǜ dēng
 We'll never make it to the green light in time.
green light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (authorization to begin) (比喻)绿灯
lǜ dēng
  准许
zhǔn xǔ
  许可
xǔ kě
 Today we got a green light from the director to begin the new project. The committee gave my project the green light.
green-light [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (authorize)给…开绿灯
  准许
zhǔn xǔ
  许可
xǔ kě
 The Federal Aviation Administration has green-lighted a request to extend the airport runway.
grow light viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (day: arrive, dawn)天亮
tiān liàng
 It grows light around 6 am at this time of year.
grow light viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (become less of a burden) (比喻)变轻
biàn qīng
guiding light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (person: inspires, leads) (比喻)指路人,指路明灯
 Nelson Mandela was a guiding light for South Africa, during a very difficult time in the country's history.
half-light,
half light
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(low light, esp. twilight)昏暗的光线
in a good light advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (favourably)肯定地
kěn dìng de
 The article is very critical and does not portray her in a good light.
in light of preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (considering, in view of)考虑到
kǎo lǜ dào
  鉴于
jiàn yú
 In light of the weather forecast, maybe we'd better postpone the picnic.
 鉴于天气预报的内容,也许我们最好推迟野餐计划。
in the light of preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." figurative (in view of, given)鉴于,考虑到
 In the light of recent developments, it would be appropriate to review the arrangements.
in the light of preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." literal (illuminated by) (本义)在…的灯光下
zài de dēng guāng xià
in your best light exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." figurative (giving the most favourable view)从最好的角度
incandescent light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (type of electric light)白炽灯光
bái chì dēng guāng
leading light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (person: inspirational)某领域的重要人物
mǒu lǐng yù de zhòng yào rén wù
 Jacobi has been a leading light of the theatre through most of his career.
light blue nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pale blue in colour)浅蓝色
qiǎn lán sè
  淡蓝色
dàn lán sè
 Do you have this shirt in light blue?
light blue,
light-blue
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(pale blue in colour)浅蓝色的
qiǎn lán sè de
  淡蓝色的
dàn lán sè de
备注: A hyphen is used when the term is an adjective before a noun.
light brown nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pale brown color)浅棕色
qiǎn zōng sè
  淡棕色
dàn zōng sè
 The old leather bag had faded to light brown.
light brown,
light-brown
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(pale brown in color)浅棕色的
qiǎn zōng sè de
  淡棕色的
备注: A hyphen is used when the adjective precedes the noun
 The police described the attacker as tall, with short, light-brown hair.
light bulb,
lightbulb
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(electric light)灯泡
dēng pào
  电灯泡
diàn dēng pào
 The light bulb flickered, then went out.
light emitting diode nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (LED: electronic light)发光二极管
 The little indicator lights on electronic devices are usually light-emitting diodes.
light fitting nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fixture for attaching a lamp)灯具
dēng jù
light fixture nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fitting for attaching a lamp)灯具
dēng jù
 We replaced the light fixture in the bathroom when we were remodeling.
light green nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pale green colour)浅绿色
qiǎn lǜ sè
  淡绿色
dàn lǜ sè
light heavyweight nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (boxer of lightest class)轻重量级拳手
light heavyweight n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (boxer: of lightest class) (拳手)轻重量级的
light industry nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (consumer goods manufacturing)轻工业,轻工
light meal nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (dinner: small serving)便餐,小食,轻食
light meal nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (dinner: low calorie)清淡食物,清淡饮食
light pen nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (light-sensitive pointer)光笔
light pollution nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (excessive artificial light)光污染
 You can hardly see any stars from big cities because of the light pollution.
light rail nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (rapid transit railway)轻轨
light sleeper nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] who does not sleep deeply)浅睡者,睡觉轻的人
light switch nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lever or knob for controlling a light)电灯开关
diàn dēng kāi guān
 I entered the darkened room and reached for the light switch.
light switch nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (knob or dial controlling an electric light)电灯开关
diàn dēng kāi guān
light [sth] up,
light up [sth]
vtr + adv
(illuminate)照亮
zhào liàng
 The dim lamp hardly lights up the room.
 那盏昏暗的台灯几乎不能将房间照亮。
light year,
light-year,
lightyear
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(astronomy: measure of distance) (天文学:距离的量度)光年
 Barnard's Star is 5.96 light years away from Earth.
light-colored (US),
light-coloured (UK)
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(pale)浅色的
light-fingered adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative, informal (given to stealing)惯于扒窃的
  惯偷的
light-footed adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (stepping nimbly)脚步轻快的,轻盈的
light-haired adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (having blonde hair)浅发色的
light-handed adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (having a light touch)灵巧的
líng qiǎo de
light-handed adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not carrying much)轻巧的
qīng qiǎo de
light-handed adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (nautical: under-staffed) (航海)人手不足的,缺人手的
light-minded adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (frivolous, silly)愚蠢的
yú chǔn de
light-skinned adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (skin color: light)肤色浅的,肤色白的
lightheaded (US),
light-headed (UK)
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(dizzy, faint)头昏眼花的
tóu hūn yǎn huā de
  头晕目眩的
tóu yūn mù xuàn de
  眩晕的
xuàn yūn de
lighthearted (US),
light-hearted (UK)
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(cheerful, light in mood)欢快的
huān kuài de
  轻松惬意的
qīng sōng qiè yì de
  没有烦恼的
méi yǒu fán nǎo de
lightheartedly (US),
light-heartedly (UK)
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(carefree, relaxed)无忧无虑地,放松地
lightweight,
light-weight
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(sport: of lightest weight division) (拳击)轻量级的
qīng liàng jí de
 The lightweight match will start at 8 pm.
lightweight,
light-weight
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(not serious, trivial)轻松的
qīng sōng de
  无足轻重的
wú zú qīng zhòng de
 It's just a lightweight romance novel, but I enjoyed reading it.
lightweight,
light-weight,
light weight
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
informal, figurative (person who gets drunk quickly) ()易醉的,酒量小的
 Stumbling after only two beers? You're such a lightweight!
lightweight,
light-weight,
light weight
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative ([sb] of little influence)无足轻重的人
wú zú qīng zhòng de rén
  无关紧要的人
wú guān jǐn yào de rén
 Don't be concerned about his outburst: he's a lightweight.
night light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (soft room light left on at night)夜灯
yè dēng
  夜间照明灯
yè jiān zhào míng dēng
 My daughter is afraid of the dark so she sleeps with a night light in her bedroom.
nightlight,
night-light,
night light
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(soft light left on at night)通宵不熄灭的灯
tōng xiāo bù xī miè de dēng
  夜明灯
yè míng dēng
pilot light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (light indicating gas supply)(煤气炉中的)长明火
méi qì lú zhōng de cháng míng huǒ
  引火的小火苗
yǐn huǒ de xiǎo huǒ miáo
 The gas central heating wouldn't come on because the pilot light was out.
ray of light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (light beam)一缕光线
yì lǚ guāng xiàn
 Suddenly a ray of light beamed in the darkness, helping us climb to safety.
ray of light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (source of rare joy)给人带来温暖幸福的人
  (比喻)生命中的一缕阳光
 You, my precious, are a true ray of light in my troubled life.
rear light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (vehicle's tail or back light) (车辆)尾灯
wěi dēng
 I broke a rear light on my car when I was backing up and ran into a tree.
red light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (traffic light indicating stop) (交通信号灯)红灯
hóng dēng
 You should always stop at the red light.
red light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (signal not to act) (比喻)红灯
hóng dēng
  停止令
 The building project got a red light from the town planners.
red-light district nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (part of town frequented by prostitutes)红灯区
running light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (light on vessel, aircraft at night)舷灯,航行灯
see [sth/sb] in a new light v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (fresh perspective)从一个全新的角度看
 Since they repainted the town hall I'm seeing it in a new light.
see the light v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (understand)明白
míng bái
  理解
lǐ jiě
 After Ann explained it to me I could finally see the light.
see the light of day v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (come into being)开始存在
kāi shǐ cún zài
  问世
wèn shì
 Your plan is so bad it will never see the light of day.
shaft,
shaft of light,
shaft of sunlight
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(ray: of light) ()一道,一束
 A shaft of light broke through the clouds.
 一束光冲破了云层。
shed light vtr + n (be a source of illumination)照亮
zhào liàng
  提供照明
  发散光亮
 A reading lamp shed light over the surface of the desk.
shed light on [sth],
throw light on [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
figurative (clarify, explain)揭示
jiē shì
  使...变清楚
 The research project sheds light on how dolphins communicate with each other.
shining light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative ([sb] excellent or inspirational)明亮的光线
míng liàng de guāng xiàn
 Martin Luther King was one of the shining lights of the civil rights movement.
sidelight nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (natural light: from the side)侧光
sidelight nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (artificial lighting: from the side)侧灯
sidelight nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (vehicle lights)没有提供翻译
  边灯
sidelight nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (ship's lights)舷灯
sidelight nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (door glass)侧窗
sidelight nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (extra information from a different point of view)侧面了解到的情况
cè miàn liǎo jiě dào de qíng kuàng
  花絮
huā xù
  趣闻
qù wén
streetlight,
also UK: street light
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(lamp illuminating a road)路灯
lù dēng
  街灯
jiē dēng
strobe light,
strobe
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(flashing light)频闪闪光灯
pín shǎn shǎn guāng dēng
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Collins Chinese Dictionary Plus (3rd edition), 2011:

light [laIt]
(pt, pp lit)
I n
1 [u] (from sun, moon, lamp, fire) 光 guāng
2 [c] (Elec, Aut) 灯(燈) dēng [盏 zhǎn]
3 [s] (for cigarette) 打火机(機) dǎhuǒjī
II vt
1 (=set alight)
[+ candle, fire, cigarette] 点(點)燃 diǎnrán
2 [+ room] 照亮 zhàoliàng
III adj
1 (=pale)
[+ colour] 淡的 dàn de
2 (=bright)
[+ building, room] 明亮的 míngliàng de
3 (=not dark)
[+ evening, morning] 亮的 liàng de
4 (=not heavy)
[+ object] 轻(輕)的 qīng de
5 (=not intensive)
[+ rain, traffic, sleep] 小量的 xiǎoliàng de
6 (=not strenuous)
[+ work] 容易做的 róngyì zuò de
7 (=graceful, gentle)
[+ movement, action] 轻(輕)快的 qīngkuài de
8 (=lenient)
[+ sentence] 从(從)轻(輕)的 cóngqīng de
9 (=not serious)
[+ book, music] 轻(輕)松(鬆)的 qīngsōng de
[+ discussion etc] 轻(輕)松(鬆)的 qīngsōng de
IV adv [travel] 轻(輕)装(裝)地 qīngzhuāng de
V
lights n pl
1 (Aut) (also: traffic lights) 交通指示灯(燈) jiāotōng zhǐshìdēng
  • to turn or switch the light on/off
    开(開)/关(關)灯(燈) kāi/guān dēng
  • to cast or shed or throw light on sth
    (fig) 使某事清楚明白地显(顯)示出来(來) shǐ mǒushì qīngchǔ míngbai de xiǎnshì chūlái
  • to present sth in a favourable/an unfavourable light
    表现(現)某物宜人/不宜人之处(處) biǎoxiàn mǒuwù yírén/bù yírén zhī chù
  • to set light to sth
    (esp Brit) 点(點)燃某物 diǎnrán mǒuwù
[美 = set fire to]
  • to come or be brought to light
    [fact, information] 暴露 bàolù
  • in the light of
    [+ discussions, new evidence etc]鉴(鑑)于(於) jiànyú
  • to make light of sth
    对(對)某事不以为(為)意 duì mǒushì bù yǐ wéi yì
light up
I vi
1 (=illuminate) 变(變)亮 biànliàng
2 [face, eyes] 放光彩 fàng guāngcǎi
II vt (=illuminate) 照亮 zhàoliàng
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中文:

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