English vocabulary words: lights


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light bulb

English Vocabulary Words - Light bulb

When a light bulb doesn’t work anymore, we say the light bulb has burned out and we need to change it.

lamp

English Vocabulary Words - Lamp

The top covering part is called a lampshade

chandelier

English Vocabulary Words - Chandelier

Chandeliers are often found in very rich or fancy places

flashlight

English Vocabulary Words - Flashlight

A flashlight is a small, portable, handheld light that is powered by batteries

fire

English Vocabulary Words - Fire

The fire is contained inside the fireplace, and smoke goes out through the chimney

candle

English Vocabulary Words - Candle

Candles are made of wax, and the string that burns is called the wick.

torch

English Vocabulary Words - Torch

sunlight, moonlight

English Vocabulary Words - Sunlight moonlight

headlights, tail lights

English Vocabulary Words - Headlights taillights

Cars have headlights in the front and tail lights in the back

street lights

English Vocabulary Words - Street lights

Street lights illuminate roads and public places

traffic light

English Vocabulary Words - Traffic light

lighthouse

English Vocabulary Words - Lighthouse

A lighthouse helps guide ships to shore safely

spotlight

English Vocabulary Words - Spotlight

The spotlight is used in theater and other performances to draw attention to the main people

dim, bright, blinding

When the level of light is low, we say the light is dim.

The opposite of dim light is bright light (strong light).

When the light is extremely intense, we can say it is blinding.

lighting vs. lightning

English Vocabulary Words - Lighting Lightning

Lighting refers to the illumination of a place. Lightning refers to bolts of electricity from the sky during a thunderstorm

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