English version

light bulb

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Daily life, Technology
light bulbˈlight bulb noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 bulb.jpg DTthe glass object inside a lamp that produces light and has to be replaced regularly syn bulb
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light bulbIt was just that everything seemed too close, like staring at a light bulb.Q: How many high-tech artists does it take to change a light bulb?An outside cistern could be kept from freezing by hanging a light bulb near it and leaving it on all the time.A small light bulb next to the assistant indicates that it has some helpful advice to offer.I mean, look what Mr Edison, quite alone, managed to do with the light bulb!
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