firefly - транскрипция, произношение и перевод онлайн

Транскрипция и произношение слова "firefly" в британском и американском вариантах. Подробный перевод и примеры.

firefly / светляк, жук-светляк
[ˈfaɪə.flaɪ]
[ˈfaɪr-]
Перевод
имя существительное
светляк
firefly, firebug
жук-светляк
lightning bug, glowworm, firefly
Определения
имя существительное
a soft-bodied beetle related to the glowworm, the winged male and flightless female of which both have luminescent organs. The light is chiefly produced as a signal between the sexes, especially in flashes.
Later lab experiments showed that by flashing an artificial light at a firefly you could speed up its rhythm, you could slow it down, make it flash a little later than it would otherwise.
Примеры
Later lab experiments showed that by flashing an artificial light at a firefly you could speed up its rhythm, you could slow it down, make it flash a little later than it would otherwise.
The light from the firefly is an example of phosphorescence.
The firefly 's light is only visible for an instant.
We were guided as we went by millions of fireflies whose flashing marked the banks like landing lights on an airstrip.
Triggered by dusk's fading daylight, male fireflies lift off into the air and begin their courtship.