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电石灯
Simplified 电石灯
Traditional 電石燈
Pin Yin
dian4 shi2 deng1
English
  • carbide lamp
Examples:
1. 贱金属制灯头[用于油灯、石油灯、煤油灯、煤气灯或电石灯]
Burner of base metal[for oil,petrol, paraffin, gas or acetylene lamps]
2. 可是在平日,他并不觉得这有什么说不过去; 有时候揣上它,他还觉得这是一种优越,那些拉破车的根本就用不上电石灯
But he had never considered this an imposition and had actually sometimes felt a sense of superiority, because the pullers of ramshackle rickshaws could not afford carbide lamps.
3. 在冬天,遇上主人有饭局,或听戏,他照例是把电石灯的水筒儿揣在怀里; 因为放在车上就会冻上。
In the winter, when his employer had dinner engagements or went to the theatre, Xiangzi was in the habit of taking the water can from under the carbide lamp and holding it to his chest, because if left on the rickshaw it would freeze.
4. 这段谈话被乐队的吹奏声和舞台两侧电石灯的噼啪声打断了,这时群舞队员们被叫来排好队,准备再次上常这以后没再出现谈话的机会。
This conversation was interrupted by the blare of the orchestra and the sputtering of the calcium lights in the wings as the line was called to form for a new entrance.